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61. Charles Bent Charles Bent 1997 Biographical chapter in the book about Charles Bent (1799-1847), "fur trapper and trader, Santa Fe trader, part owner of Bent's Fort on the Arkansas [River], and governor of New Mexico." He was a native...

62. Charles Bent Charles Bent Information about Charles Bent (1798-1847), part owner of Bent's Fort in Kansas Territory and native of Saint Louis, murdered at his home in Taos while serving as governor of New Mexico. Also a brother...

63. Chouteau's Landing Chouteau's Landing 2002 Description of the first Fremont expedition of 1842 mentions Chouteau's Landing and the trading post of Cyprien Chouteau. While here, Fremont hired Kit Carson to be his guide.

64. Chronicle Chronicle May/23/1818 One paragraph of news on the rapid settlement of Missouri Territory (with a population of 60,000 in 1818) including "Old col. Boone, the first settler of the powerful state of Kentucky, yet living, we...

65. Chronicle Chronicle July/3/1819 Reprint from the Saint Louis Gazette, May 26, 1819 about the progress of the Stephen Long expedition up the Missouri River to the Yellowstone River with description of Colonel James Johnson at Fort Osage....

66. Chronicle Chronicle August/21/1819 Brief description of the departure for Council Bluffs, Iowa on the upper Missouri River in 1819 by Colonel Atkinson and Colonel Henry Leavenworth from Saint Louis.

67. Chronicle Chronicle November/4/1820 Notice about the appointment of Missouri's first national senators (David Barton and Thomas Hart Benton) and obituary for famous explorer Daniel Boone (1734-1820), dying "at Charette village, on the Missouri."...

68. Collector's Choice: Old Gabe of Her Majesty's English Life Guards Collector's Choice: Old Gabe of Her Majesty's English Life Guards November//1969 Story about a practical joke played at an 1837 meeting of trappers and guides in the Rocky Mountains, involving "Jim Bridger, nicknamed 'Old Gabe,'" donning a suit of armor, with a copy of a sketch from...

69. Colorful Sheriff Lecture Subject Colorful Sheriff Lecture Subject Summer//1980 Photo (of Gilbert) and article about the lecture by "historical researcher and writer Bil Gilbert" about Joseph Reddeford Walker, or Joseph Walker (1798-1876), "Jackson County's first sheriff and a mountain...

70. Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Much early history of the Kansas City area, dwelling upon early explorers, settlers, and economy.

71. Companion Journeys Companion Journeys August 2008 Title continues, "David Thompson, Thomas Jefferson and the Corps of Discovery traveled similar paths throughout their careers."

In 1797-1798, David Thompson, a fur trader and cartographer for the...

72. Competing for a Piece of the Action Competing for a Piece of the Action February//1999 Article about the professional sports teams in Kansas City other than football and baseball: the Blades in hockey, the Explorers in tennis, and the Wizards and Attack in soccer.

73. Cornelius Gilliam Cornelius Gilliam Paper about the life of Cornelius Gilliam, a western explorer born probably in North Carolina and moving to Clay County, Missouri, by 1821. He became sheriff during the Blackhawk War and the Mormon expulsion,...

74. 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...

75. Daniel Boone Daniel Boone 1999 Short biography of noted frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734-1820) written by R. Douglas Hurt. Includes citations.

76. Daniel Boone Daniel Boone 1878 Biographical sketch of Colonel Daniel Boone (1734-1820), a famed explorer of the Midwest, especially Kentucky and Missouri, born in Pennsylvania, dying in Missouri, describing his adventures and the lives...

77. Daniel Boone and the Judgment Tree Daniel Boone and the Judgment Tree September//1969 Article about Daniel Boone's later life in Missouri as a syndic or judge in Missouri starting in 1800, with a Judgment Elm tree marking the site of many of his judgments, also describing his removal to...

78. Daniel Boone: Explorer, Land-Pilot and Surveyor Daniel Boone: Explorer, Land-Pilot and Surveyor Manuscript (number 8) about explorer Daniel Boone's (1734-1820) influences on and experiences in Missouri, including his hunting trip at Fort Osage in 1816. Born near Reading, Pennsylvania, dying in Boonslick,...

79. Daniel Morgan Boone Daniel Morgan Boone June 21, 1905 Short biography of Daniel and Rebecca Boone's seventh child, Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839) written by R. Douglas Hurt. He lived and died in Jackson County, Missouri. Includes citations.

80. Daniel Morgan Boone Daniel Morgan Boone September//1969 Biographical article about Daniel Morgan Boone, Daniel Boone's third son and one of the earliest settlers of the Kansas City area, visiting the territory of Jackson County in the 1790s, partnering in business...