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1. 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...

2. Dr. Aretas S. McCleary Dr. Aretas S. McCleary 1912 Photo and bio of Dr. A. S. McCleary, a physician using non-surgical methods, arriving in Kansas City in 1893 from Montgomery County, Missouri.

3. Henry Morgan and The Book of Mormon Henry Morgan and The Book of Mormon May 22, 1905 Short biography of Henry Morgan of Montgomery County, Missouri. Entry is primarily an affirmation of the validity of the Book of Mormon reprinting the testimony of Cowdery, Whitmer and Harris.

4. Henry R. Rule Autograph Collection Finding Aid Henry R. Rule Autograph Collection Finding Aid 1792-1939 [bulk ca1865-1920] This collection contains various items which include the autographs of famous people like political figures, including many presidents, literary greats, Civil War personalities, etc. Includes a letter...

5. Hermann Sheet Hermann Sheet 1890 (1926 reprint) Topographical map depicting areas of Lincoln, Montgomery, Warren, Franklin, and Gasconade counties in northeast Missouri, including the towns of Hermann, New Haven, Washington, and Warrenton, as well as...

6. History of Montgomery County, Missouri History of Montgomery County, Missouri //1885 Description of the "uneasiness in Montgomery county among the settlers" following the Black Hawk War of 1832, leading to the mustering of militia in northern Missouri to guard against potential Indian...

7. History of Montgomery County, Missouri History of Montgomery County, Missouri //1885 Early history of "Boone's Lick Road," "surveyed and laid out in the year 1820. ..from St. Charles to Old Franklin, in Howard County, nearly opposite Boonville." Used prior to 1820 before paving as "[d]oubtless...

8. History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri //1885 Description of "the raid into the county [Montgomery] Bill Anderson's Confederate guerrilla band, in October, 1864," centering on Danville, Missouri, during the Civil War.

9. History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri 1969 Short description of the first Independence Day celebration in Montgomery County, Missouri.

10. History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri 1969 One paragraph about a myriad of falling stars or meteors in the sky of Montgomery County and surrounding areas in 1833.

11. Hugh Alexander Skinner's Overland Diary to California, 1849 Hugh Alexander Skinner's Overland Diary to California, 1849 1849 Diary account of the overland journey of Hugh Alexander Skinner, or Hugh Skinner, from Hermann, Missouri to California in the Gold Rush of 1849 and passing through Independence and the West Bottoms of...

12. Letter From William Robinson Letter From William Robinson December 6, 1861 Letter written by William Robinson to his Mother from the Astor House in New York on December 6th, 1861. Describes Washington, D.C. and mentions Jim Lane of Kansas. William Robinson was around 16 years...

13. Letter From William Robinson Letter From William Robinson December 6, 1861 Letter written by William Robinson to his Mother from the Astor House in New York on December 6th, 1861. Describes Washington, D.C. and mentions Jim Lane of Kansas. William Robinson was around 16 years...

14. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Dr. William Frick, a physician born in Montgomery County, Missouri, in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in the 1880s.

15. Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1893 This collection contains correspondence, court records, maps, deeds, bills, etc., and has been arranged by date order with most items relating to Montgomery and Buchanan County, Missouri. It contains maps...

16. Washington Irving Visit to Missouri Washington Irving Visit to Missouri 1885 One paragraph about the 1832 visit to Montgomery County, Missouri, by Washington Irving, "one of the most distinguished and graceful of American writers," on his voyage to the Far West.