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181. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of the coal fields west of Kansas City in Kansas, "considered inexhaustible" by Frye McGee. Taken in wagons along the Santa Fe Trail in large numbers in the 1850s.

182. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of Anthony Richters as the second to open a store in Kansas City in 1840 (after Thomas Smart in 1839), selling "groceries and Indian goods" here before moving to Westport.

183. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Plains Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Mention of John Calvin McCoy as a buyer of a portion of "the 40 acre tract of Messrs. Ross & Scarrett [sic]," with "Mr. John W. Polk, of Independence."

184. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of the large section of Kansas City real estate owned by Dr. Johnston Lykins since the 1830s and called the Lykins Addition, covering "over one-half of the rock landing of our city" east from...

185. Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region //1859 Extracts from the "lecture at Kansas City" of Colonel William Gilpin, "of Independence, Mo.," about the gold regions of the Sierra San Juan mountains in Colorado, with biographical information on him and...

186. The Gold Regions of Kansas and Nebraska The Gold Regions of Kansas and Nebraska //1859 Chapter of the book made up of "an extract from a lecture lately delivered by Col. Wm. Gilpin," regarding the likelihood and system of finding gold and other minerals in the West.

187. Remarks of Hon. Lyman Trumbull, of Illinois, on Seizure of Arsenals at Harper's Ferry, Va., and Liberty, Remarks of Hon. Lyman Trumbull, of Illinois, on Seizure of Arsenals at Harper's Ferry, Va., and Liberty, Mo. .. //1859 Speech delivered in the United States Senate in 1859, concerning the 1855 slavery-related skirmish at military arsenals in Liberty, Missouri, and Harper's Ferry, Virginia.

188. The Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: The Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: //1860 Descriptions of encounters with abolitionist and Underground Railroader John Brown in 1850s Kansas by the author, John Doy, on excursions to transport black slaves out of Missouri to freedom, with several...

189. The Central Gold Region: The Grain, Pastoral, and Gold Regions of North America with Some New Views The Central Gold Region: The Grain, Pastoral, and Gold Regions of North America with Some New Views of Its Physical Geography; and Observations on the Pacific Railroad //1860 Book by William Gilpin on the feasibility of a railroad traveling through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, with discussion on related topics dealing with the settlement of the West, including...

190. The Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" The Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" //1860 Colorful accounts of border conflicts over the keeping and treatment of slaves in 1859 by abolitionist John Doy in Leavenworth, Lawrence, Weston, Platte City, and Saint Joseph, including the Underground...

191. Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" //1860 Chapters of the book about experiences at the the Platte City jail during the border warfare period in 1859, including descriptions of cruelty against slaves and abolitionists.

192. The Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" The Narrative of John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas: "A Plain, Unvarnished Tale" //1860 Chapter of the book about experiences on the way to a prison for Unionists in Saint Joseph during the border warfare in 1860 just prior to the Civil War.

193. English Sportsman in the Western Prairies English Sportsman in the Western Prairies //1861 Hunting tales by an English nobleman in Kansas City about the perceived wildness of the area, including a stay at the Planter's House.

194. The English Sportsman in the Western Prairies The English Sportsman in the Western Prairies //1861 Mention of the Planters Hotel, only one story high, by the author from England on his hunting expedition.

195. Our Whole Country, or the Past and Present of the United States Our Whole Country, or the Past and Present of the United States //1861 Passage about the appearance of the city and some of its people.

196. Our Whole Country: or the Past and Present of the United States, Historical and Descriptive Our Whole Country: or the Past and Present of the United States, Historical and Descriptive //1861 General description of Kansas City and its prominent citizens and businesses in 1861, when the population was "about 8,000," including John C. McCoy and Russell, Majors & Waddell, with steel engraving...

197. Parker's Geological Map of Missouri Parker's Geological Map of Missouri //1865 Bound map of mineral deposit locations in Missouri with a "list of unentered lands" in 1867, "with the population, etc."

198. Four Years in Secessia: Adventures within and beyond the Union Lines Four Years in Secessia: Adventures within and beyond the Union Lines //1865 Chapter of the book about the Civil War camp experiences of a Union soldier at Syracuse, Missouri, en route to Springfield, Missouri, in 1861, with comments on the negative aspects and effects of war.

199. Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas and the Campaign of the Army of the Border, Against General Sterling Rebel Invasion of Missouri and Kansas and the Campaign of the Army of the Border, Against General Sterling Price //1865 Report of the battle with assorted maps and photos from the Unionist standpoint.

200. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon, and Missouri in 1861: A Monograph of the Great Rebellion Gen. Nathaniel Lyon, and Missouri in 1861: A Monograph of the Great Rebellion //1866 Portrait of General Nathaniel Lyon (1818-1861), the commanding Union general killed in the Civil War Battle of Wilson's Creek in Springfield, Missouri, in 1861.