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1. Baptist Beginnings in Westport Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Westport Were Small October 1924 Mention of "the pastorate of the Rev. J. C. Bonham, a man of unusual charm and greatly beloved" succeeded as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Kansas City in the 1880s "by Rev. Montjeu and Rev. Dr....

2. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention of Joab Bernard, Finis Ewing, Colonel Albert Boone, Duke Simpson, Edmund Price, and Allen McGee, as hosts to "'dining-days,'" social gatherings in antebellum Westport.

3. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of the store "erected by Colonel Albert G. Boone" in Westport as the first brick building west of Independence.

4. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention of Nathan Scarritt as the author's teacher and uncle by way of marrying Matilda Chick.

5. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Biographical sketch of Mary Ann Chick, or Mary Chick, "eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Chick," explaining her marriage first to "the Reverend William Johnson, an Indian missionary, at her parents' home...

6. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of the store built by Duke Simpson "at the southwest corner of the block directly opposite my father's [John McCoy's] store" on Westport Road in the mid-1800s.

7. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention and footnote about Billy Baldridge of Independence as the builder of John Sutter's "mill on the American River in California," the site of the first discovery of gold there in 1848. Baldridge also...

8. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention of Sidney Cunningham and Ben Cunningham as "fine, good-looking boys" as pupils at the Westport School in the 1830s or 1840s, along with Will Waldo, Henry Waldo, and Joseph Bernard.

9. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention and footnote about Hardin Steele, "a large farm-owner on the site of what is now Elmwood Cemetery" in the mid-1800s.

10. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Portrait of John Calvin McCoy and mention of his father's [Isaac McCoy's] home "just north of the present [1924] St. Luke Hopital."

11. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description and footnote about James Marshall, a Missourian and "the first to detect the shining gold particles in the mill-race."

12. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of William Chick as the city's first postmaster and one paragraph about possibly the first "brick house. ..built before 1836, as Colonel William Miles Chick, who moved to the county in that...

13. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention of the wedding of Peter Behan to Ann Harris around 1840, "out in the country, on the present site of the Westport Junior High School."

14. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of the assistance of Captain John Sutter at Westport in 1838 on his trip to California. Lending of a horse to him by John McCoy and one to his companion, "Wetler," by Allen McGee.

15. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Reminiscences of 1830s and 1840s Westport, including some early and "first" settlers, residences, churches, marriages, etc., including the general lifestyle and a visit in 1838 from John A Sutter from...

16. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of the Harris House Hotel and Yoacham Tavern in pioneer Westport as firsts of their kind there.

17. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention of the home of William Bernard built by himself "on the same tract of land" in Westport as Colonel A. G. Boone's home.

18. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1, 1924 Mention of Joseph Bernard as one of the "fine, good-looking boys" as students at Westport High School, along with Will and Henry Waldo and Sidney and Ben Cunningham. Description also of a speech by fellow...

19. Origin of the Christian Church at Westport Origin of the Christian Church at Westport October 1924 Footnote about Stephen Ragan (1823-1909), "one of the most noted of the pioneer teachers in this County" and son of pioneer Kansas Citian Jacob Ragan.

20. Origin of the Christian Church at Westport Origin of the Christian Church at Westport October 1924 Mention of E. A. Hickman and Isaac Bryant as organizers of "a church at Hickman Mills in the year 1857 or 1858," along with Ed Noland, Ben Robinson, and J. R. Whitsett ("at Hart Grove," Missouri).