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1. 1833 Lawsuit Gets Mormons' Notice 1833 Lawsuit Gets Mormons' Notice January 4, 2006 As part of a joint local records preservation project between Jackson County and the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, legal documents concerning acts of violence against Mormon settlers have...

2. A Brief History Of Old Westport A Brief History Of Old Westport Winter 2003 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part two. It discusses the Mormons, Santa Fe trade, Westport's chief advantages, John Sutter, and John Fremont.

3. A Clay Countian's Letters of 1834 A Clay Countian's Letters of 1834 July//1951 Copies of letters, with editorial commentary, by John Chauncey of Liberty about the conditions in Clay County, Missouri in 1834. Description of the economy, commerce and agriculture, and trouble with Joseph...

4. A Community Abandoned: W. W. Phelps' 1839 Letter to Sally Waterman Phelps from Far West, Missouri A Community Abandoned: W. W. Phelps' 1839 Letter to Sally Waterman Phelps from Far West, Missouri Fall//1998 Article containing a letter written by Phelps dated May 1, 1839, as well as an analysis of the contents. Also a photograph of Phelp's house in Far West, Missouri, and of his tombstone in Salt Lake City,...

5. A Question of Honor? A.W. Doniphan and the Mormon Expulsion of Jackson County A Question of Honor? A.W. Doniphan and the Mormon Expulsion of Jackson County Fall//1998 Article primarily details Doniphan's legal involvement with the Mormons in Jackson County, Missouri, in the 1830s.

6. A Shining Light A Shining Light April 6, 2012 Article about the new temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built in Clay County, Missouri along Interstate 435. Open only to members of the church in good standing, “the three-story,...

7. A Short Biographical Sketch of Lilburn W. Boggs, by His Son A Short Biographical Sketch of Lilburn W. Boggs, by His Son January//1910 Biographical article about Lilburn Boggs (1792-1860), "Ex-Governor of the State of Missouri" from 1836 to 1840 and a former Santa Fe trader in Independence, Missouri. Native of Kentucky moving to Saint...

8. A Snapshot of Alexander W. Doniphan, 1808-1887 A Snapshot of Alexander W. Doniphan, 1808-1887 October//1943 Biographical article about Colonel Alexander Doniphan (1808-1873), a lawyer, judge, and military officer of Clay County, Missouri known for his refusal to slaughter the Mormons in 1830s Missouri against...

9. Alexander Doniphan Alexander Doniphan 1998 Biography of Alexander W. Doniphan, a Missouri military leader originally from Kentucky, gaining prominence during the 1846 Mexican War and 1838 Mormon War, memorialized in a statue in Ray County, Missouri,...

10. Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker January 11, 2006 The column "Postcards of Historic Northeast" features the Arly L. Hedrick Bridge as seen in 1921 at 27th Street. The bridge was built in 1919 in Troost Park by the firm of Hedrick & Hedrick and is now...

11. Barney Ward Barney Ward 1965-1972 Chapter about Elijah Barney Ward, or Barney Ward (1813-1865), "[a] builder of Fort Hall [1834)" and "the man who directed the Death Valley '49ers on their supposed 'shortcut' to California." Native of...

12. Before the Arabia Sank: Mormon Passengers up the Missouri in 1856 Before the Arabia Sank: Mormon Passengers up the Missouri in 1856 Fall//1998 Article gives the history of the Arabia steamboat, the digging up of the sunken boat, the museum located in Kansas City to hold the remains, and of the Mormon passengers going up the Missouri to ports...

13. Biographies Given at the Old Settlers Reunion, July 1872 Biographies Given at the Old Settlers Reunion, July 1872 May 2001 Reprint from the Kansas City Times, July 7, 1872, page 2 with biographical descriptions of General Samuel Lucas (pictured) and Smallwood Noland, early Christian settlers of Independence, Missouri. Description...

14. Bones in the Well: The Haun's Mill Massacre, 1838: A Documentary History Bones in the Well: The Haun's Mill Massacre, 1838: A Documentary History 2006 "More than most documentary histories, "Bones in the Well" serves up large chunks of history--raw. No journalist wrote a contemporary account of the slaughter on Shoal Creek, but this work collects the...

15. Building the Kingdom of God: Alpheus Cutler and the Second Mormon Mission to the Indians, 1846-1853 Building the Kingdom of God: Alpheus Cutler and the Second Mormon Mission to the Indians, 1846-1853 Autumn//1992 Article about the Mormon Indian mission in Kansas, southwest of Fort Leavenworth, organized in the 1840s by Alpheus Cutler, and with description of the Mormon Trail to Utah, with illustrations and photos....

16. Clay County, Missouri Friends: Allen, Arthur, Thornton, Doniphan Clay County, Missouri Friends: Allen, Arthur, Thornton, Doniphan March/May 2003 While the article gives genealogical information about the Shubael Allen, Michael Arthur, John Thornton, and Alexander Doniphan families, it discusses many of the river landings and ferries during the...

17. Crossing the Great Plains: A Sesquicentennial Look at the 1847 Mormon Pioneer Trek West Crossing the Great Plains: A Sesquicentennial Look at the 1847 Mormon Pioneer Trek West Autumn//1997 Article "analyz[ing] the motives forcing the Mormons to venture west [from 1847 to 1897], observ[ing] several unique features that made the Mormon Trail experience different from that of other overland...

18. DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid 1921 A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...

19. David Rice Atchison, Frontier Politician David Rice Atchison, Frontier Politician July, 1956 Illustrations and biographical article about David Rice Atchison, or David Atchison (1807-1866), a pro-slavery judge of Clay County, Missouri in the 1830s and national senator from Missouri. Involved in...

20. Dedication of the Hiram Page Grave Site in a Beautiful Rain Dedication of the Hiram Page Grave Site in a Beautiful Rain April-September//2002 Text from talk given by Dr. Lorene E. Pollard, a granddaughter of John Whitmer, brother-in-law of Hiram Page, one of the speakers at the dedication of the Hiram Page monument. No date given for when the...