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1. . ..And Then There Were Two . ..And Then There Were Two June//1970 History of the Eisele Bakery building in Westport, demolished in 1970 by the Manor Baking Company and leaving "only two of Westport's ante-bellum structures." Description of Andrew Eisele, the founder...

2. A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 March//1975 Copies of letters written by Luke Lea (an Indian agent) and others about the character and activities of W. W. Cleghorn, another Indian agent at Fort Leavenworth around 1850. Complimentary descriptions...

3. A Sketch of the Boone-Bent Families A Sketch of the Boone-Bent Families March//1973 Narrative article about the friendship between William Bent and Albert Boone and their families, by the author, a grandson of Albert G. Boone.

4. Andrew Drips at Kawsmouth and Kansas City Andrew Drips at Kawsmouth and Kansas City December//1970 Portrait and biographical article about Andrew Drips and his "home away from the mountains" in Kansas City, starting in the 1830s, with extracts from newspapers and journals about him and photos of his...

5. Biography of A. J. Purvis Biography of A. J. Purvis June//1974 Autobiographical article about A. J. Purvis (1834-1919), a native of Montgomery County, Missouri, and a western wagon train member passing through the Kansas City area in 1853 on the way to the Great Salt...

6. Book Reviews Book Reviews September//1974 Brief description of Jose Antonio Chaves, or Jose Chaves, a trader in Westport and Independence in the 1840s. He was the target of a murder plot "in 1843 at Yoacham's Tavern, the first hostelry in Westport."...

7. Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II March//1974 Biographical article about Richard Yeager, or Dick Yeager, a Confederate officer and Bushwhacker with William Quantrill in western Missouri being mortally wounded in 1863 (dying that year or the next)...

8. Charles Esmonde Kearney Charles Esmonde Kearney September//1974 Biographical article about Charles Kearney (1820-1898), a freighter in the Kansas City area who was born in Ireland and arrived in Independence in 1847, with an illustrated map of his property in Westport....

9. Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri September//1970 Descriptions of Henry Clay Pate, or Henry Pate, a lawyer coming to Westport in 1856 with Colonel Thomas Rosser before being killed in the Civil War in 1863 in Virginia.

10. Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri September//1970 Biographical article about Colonel Thomas Rosser, "an ardent pro-slavery man" moving to Kansas from Virginia in 1856 and later the same year to Westport as a druggist at about "the southeast corner of...

11. Corrections to the Honig Book: Westport, Gateway to the Early West Corrections to the Honig Book: Westport, Gateway to the Early West //1977 Corrections to several references in the 1950 book by Louis Honig about John Fremont's locations on his expeditions in the Kansas City area in the early 1840s and early 1860s, including Cyprien Chouteau's...

12. Dr. William A. Mabry Dr. William A. Mabry June//1974 Biographical sketch of Dr. William Mabry, city physician of Westport in the late 1800s, born in Mississippi in 1846 and serving in the Civil War before moving to Missouri and then Westport in 1879.

13. Garster-Hawkins Garster-Hawkins June//1974 Story of the murder of Williamson Hawkins, a miller in Jackson County, by Henry Garster in Westport in 1838, after unsuccessful attempts to poison him by his wife, ending in the death by hanging of Garster...

14. Interesting Letter from Santa Fe Interesting Letter from Santa Fe September//1971 Reprinted letter from the Missouri Intelligencer in Franklin, Missouri, about an 1825 trip to sell and trade goods on the Santa Fe Trail, describing little business opportunity at the time, especially...

15. Jim Bridger's Store Still Stands? Jim Bridger's Store Still Stands? December//1974 Article about the store building used for Jim Bridger's business in Westport in the mid-1800s, bought from Cyprien Chouteau, still standing at 504 Westport Road next to Boone's Trading Post, with speculations...

16. Just to Keep the Record Straight Just to Keep the Record Straight September//1974 Article about the 1850 completion date for the building of Boone's Trading Post with information on Westport pioneers Major John Campbell, Albert Boone, and Captain Joseph Parks, et al.

17. Letters to the Editor: Mabry Hall Gets a Face-Lift Letters to the Editor: Mabry Hall Gets a Face-Lift May//1980 Article estoration work on the building at 4112 Pennsylvania Avenue, once part of John McCoy's town of "West Port," along with information concerning the debate about the oldest remaining building in Westport...

18. Major Harris Writes Home, 1863 Major Harris Writes Home, 1863 June 1972 Biographical article about Major William Warren Harris, or Dr. William Harris (1834-1922), and his wife Nellie McCoy Harris, or Nellie Harris, with excerpted letters from him to her in 1863 during the...

19. Meredith Miles Marmaduke Meredith Miles Marmaduke June//1970 Photos and biographical article about Meredith Miles Marmaduke, or Meredith Marmaduke (1791-1864), governor of Missouri in the mid-1840s and father of fellow governor John Marmaduke. Description of his...

20. Old Westport Old Westport //1977 Descriptions of the two of Westport's oldest buildings, the Chouteau-Bridger Building, now Stanford & Son's, and the "Ewing-Boone Building" or Boone's Trading Post, now Kelly's, both built in the mid-1800s,...