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141. Travels through the Two Louisianas and among the Savage Nations of the Missouri Travels through the Two Louisianas and among the Savage Nations of the Missouri //1810 Account of travels and dealings by Frenchman Perrin du Lac in Indian lands sparsely populated in 1802, land later called Kansas City.

142. Washashe Wageressa Pahugreh Tse: The Osage First Book Washashe Wageressa Pahugreh Tse: The Osage First Book //1834 Book of translations between English and Osage Indian languages, mostly from the Bible, with illustrations.

143. Colonel Dodge's Journal Colonel Dodge's Journal //1836 Mentions of Major John Dougherty as a United States Indian agent accompanying "as far as the Pawnee village" the expedition of dragoons under Colonel Henry Dodge to the Rocky Mountains in 1835.

144. New Guide for Emigrants to the West New Guide for Emigrants to the West //1836 Biographical description of Reverend Isaac McCoy, "devoted to the work of Indian reform for almost twenty years" and author of "the 'Annual Register of Indian Affairs, within the Indian (or Western) Territory."...

145. Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains //1847 Glossary of the Nez Perce Indian language.

146. Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the Mouth of the Columbia River; Made during the Years Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the Mouth of the Columbia River; Made during the Years 1845 and 1846 //1847 List of "words used in Chinook jargon," a mixture of languages used by Indian tribes in "the middle and lower divisions of Oregon" and "the French" trappers.

147. Historical Collections of Ohio Historical Collections of Ohio //1848 Definitions of Shawnee and Wyandotte Indian words.

148. Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies, 1848-1886 Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies, 1848-1886 //1848 Collection of letters (seventh in order from the front of the book) containing a communication from Judge James Green and Willard Hall, regarding the Hannibal & Saint Joseph Railroad, dated May 27, 1848....

149. The Latter-Day Saints' Emigrants' Guide The Latter-Day Saints' Emigrants' Guide //1848 Short entry for Fort Bridger in a travelers' guide for Mormon missionaries.

150. Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies, 1848-1886 Briefs and Other Legal Documents of American Railroad Companies, 1848-1886 //1850 Letter from Willard P. Hall of Missouri to Judge Alpheus Felch, regarding the railroad, dated January 17, 1850.

151. The United States Illustrated The United States Illustrated //1852 Photo of a steel engraving by J. M. Peck of Kansas City in the mid-1800s.

152. The United States Illustrated; in Views of City and Country The United States Illustrated; in Views of City and Country //1853 Illustration and brief description of the Town of Kansas in 1850, at the time known as Westport Landing.

153. The United States Illustrated; in Views of City and Country The United States Illustrated; in Views of City and Country //1853 Copy of a painting of the Town of Kansas on the river front, with a steam boat in the Missouri River.

154. The Cities of Missouri, Article IV: The City of Independence The Cities of Missouri, Article IV: The City of Independence //1854 Booklet written by William Gilpin about the history and significance of the city of Independence, Missouri, "[n]ext in rank to 'Metropolitan St. Louis' and second in size, population and commercial repute,...

155. Westport, Mo. & Its Additions Westport, Mo. & Its Additions //1855 Map of early Westport, with comments by the map's creator or cartographer, Charles Spalding.

156. First and Second Annual Reports of the Geological Survey of Missouri First and Second Annual Reports of the Geological Survey of Missouri //1855 Numerous illustrations in the book by R. B. Price (artist on the Geological Survey of Missouri in 1855) depicting geological features or layers of rock and soil in Missouri, including the Missouri River...

157. War in Kansas: A Rough Trip to the Border among New Homes and a Strange People War in Kansas: A Rough Trip to the Border among New Homes and a Strange People //1856 Colorful if crude journal entry regarding a stay at "'old man Harris's' most uncomfortable 'hotel,' in Westport."

158. Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory until July 1857 //1857 Colorful and literary description of border ruffians between Kansas City and Westport and how people dealt with them leading up to the Civil War.

159. 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 Description of "O. F. Short, Esq." as the buyer of a "parcel of the old Chouteau tract" and potential buyer of "the brick building adjoining the large wholesale and importing house of the Messrs. Shannon...

160. 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 Thorough description of the caravans of covered wagons passing through Kansas City's Grand Avenue, for trade with Santa Fe, New Mexico, "which consisted last year of over nine thousand wagons."