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401. 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 Comparisons of Kansas City's topography, from the levee to Westport, to Chicago and of its growth to Chicago, Memphis, Savannah, and Philadelphia.

402. 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 Illustration of the "residence of William Gillis, Esq."

403. 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 1950 (1858 first edition) Description of Dr. Benoist Troost (1786-1859) as "the first physician in town" in Kansas City.

404. 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 the importance of the Southwestern trade of the 1840s and 1850s to the economy of Westport and Kansas City. This included the Mexican War and California Gold Rush.

405. 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.

406. 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 Illustration evidently of a hotel, labeled "Western Exchange, M'Gee's Addition, Kansas City."

407. 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 the site of the city in 1858 as a "poor and costly place to build a city," with its "bluffs, ridges and ravines," but that "the same thing has been done in almost every city of the Union...

408. 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 Passage of the book speculating about reasons for Germans moving to the Kansas City area, considering factors of black slavery, climate, and geographical features.

409. 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 Mention of the population of Kansas City in 1856, including numbers of types of early businesses.

410. 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 Detailed description of the extension of Grand Avenue south to Westport from Kansas City in 1857, "decidedly one of the handsomest and most attractive streets in the State--and is evidently destined to...

411. 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 Information about Indian trade, starting with 1839.

412. 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 King's Addition, a parcel of land containing Broadway and Wyandotte Streets in Kansas City, owned by H. H. King upon his purchase of it from Chester Hubbard in 1855. Sold in earlier 1855...

413. 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 Mention of Reverend Edward Peery as "our pioneer parson" and owner of the Peery Place addition to Kansas City, "laid off by our experienced and scientific City Engineer, Mr. Edward O'Flaherty."

414. 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 Chapter of the book about the demand for but surprising lack of railroads in Kansas City, describing its untapped potential as a transporation center.

415. 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...

416. 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 (1950 for second edition) Description of the purchase of a tract of land in Kansas City in 1855 from "Madame Chouteau" by Kersey Coates, referred to as "Coates' Addition," with the Coates House hotel being built on it in 1858.

417. 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. .. 1950 Photo of the "Metropolitan Block, M'Gee's [sic] addition to Kansas City," on Grand Avenue in the 1850s.

418. 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 Quote from a Colonel E. C. McCarty, "one of our [Kansas City's] largest warehouse, grocery and commission merchants," on his observations of the Santa Fe trade since 1828, including comments on wagon preparation...

419. 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 (1950 in second edition) Description of the Coates Addition owned by Kersey Coates, and the Coates House hotel, designed by architect John Johnson, referred to on the local history index card as the Hotel Lindell, "[o]n the corner...

420. Annie Ridenbaugh Bird Annie Ridenbaugh Bird 1992 Entry with photo and bio of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird, or Annie Bird (1856-1937), president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Dry Goods Company for 17 years. Description of her life and career as a native of Saint...