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1. The New Madrid Earthquake The New Madrid Earthquake 1912 Description of the sale of land by inhabitants of New Madrid County, Missouri, following the destructive earthquake there in 1811, with some federal aid but not enough to recoup great financial losses....

2. The New Madrid Campaign and the Battle for Island No. 10 (February - April 1862) The New Madrid Campaign and the Battle for Island No. 10 (February - April 1862) 2009 Article describes the Union Army's success under General John Pope at New Madrid and the routing of Confederate forces from Island No. 10 in the Mississippi opening the way for the Union Army all the way...

3. The Indian Murder of David Trotter: Murder at Big Prairie The Indian Murder of David Trotter: Murder at Big Prairie January//1950 Story of the murder of David Trotter in 1802 by the Mascouten Indians in "the District of New Madrid."

4. The Great New Madrid, Missouri, Earthquake The Great New Madrid, Missouri, Earthquake December 1, 2003 Personal reflection written March 22, 1816 by Eliza Bryan describing her view of what occurred during the New Madrid earthquake December 1811 and January 1812.

5. The Founding of New Madrid, Missouri The Founding of New Madrid, Missouri June//1932 Story of the foundation of the town of New Madrid, Missouri, resulting from negotiations between American Colonel George Morgan and Spanish merchant Diego de Gardoqui, as a Spanish colony on the west bank...

6. Popular Reactions to the New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812 Popular Reactions to the New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812 January//1976 Article about the various worldwide and local aberrations in nature in general in 1811-1812 around New Madrid, Missouri, culminating in a long series of earthquakes, with descriptions by witnesses.

7. New Madrid Reminiscences. ..and Other Notes from along El Camino Real, Historic Missouri Highway New Madrid Reminiscences. ..and Other Notes from along El Camino Real, Historic Missouri Highway January//1948 Travel notes about a visit along "El Camino Real, the Spanish highway of Missouri's colonial days," between roughly Saint Louis and New Madrid, Missouri, and following the Missouri River, mainly describing...

8. New Madrid Refuses to Die New Madrid Refuses to Die Third Quarter//1973 History of the Mississippi River town of New Madrid, Missouri. Starts from its Spanish beginnings in 1789 to the 1811-1812 earthquakes, growth and decline of agriculture and rebirth with 1960s industry....

9. New Madrid Quadrangle New Madrid Quadrangle 1939 Topographical map of areas of Stoddard and New Madrid counties in Missouri and Fulton County, Kentucky, including a segment of the Mississippi River and the city of New Madrid, Missouri. Also depicted...

10. New Madrid Is Our Disaster In Waiting New Madrid Is Our Disaster In Waiting October 11, 2005 Article discusses earthquake preparedness in the state of Missouri if the New Madrid fault produces a major earthquake soon. "The New Madrid Fault could affect an area running from Memphis, Tenn., through...

11. New Madrid Claimants New Madrid Claimants 1834 Federal government document from 1820 about the act of Congress "for relief of the inhabitants of the late county of New Madrid, in the Missouri Territory, who suffered by earthquakes."

12. New Madrid Catholic Church New Madrid Catholic Church

13. Murder at Big Prairie: The Indian Murder of David Trotter Murder at Big Prairie: The Indian Murder of David Trotter January//1950 Journal account of the capture, failed rescue by fellow white settlers, and murder of David Trotter by Mascouten Indians in New Madrid, Missouri, in 1802.

14. Missouri Heritage: Spanish Fur Trader Served State Well Missouri Heritage: Spanish Fur Trader Served State Well September/20/1969 Portrait and biographical article about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), "the champion of a tough band of fur traders" based in Saint Louis, "help[ing] to plot and establish the Oregon Trail." Description of his...

15. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 One paragraph about Robert Anthony Hatcher, or Robert Hatcher (1819-1886), "a representative from Missouri" and native of Virginia moving to New Madrid, Missouri, in 1847 as a lawyer, becoming a Missouri...

16. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 Description and illustration of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811, continuing as a series of tremors through the year and "churning the water [of the Mississippi River], felling trees, and opening chasms."...

17. Manuel Lisa [Part I] Manuel Lisa [Part I] //1911 Portrait and first in a series of two biographical articles about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), an early fur trader born in Cuba or New Orleans as a son of a Spanish immigrant and moving to New Madrid, Missouri,...

18. Living with a Fault Living with a Fault April 2010 Information about the New Madrid, Missouri, earthquake, December 16, 1811, and expectations of another. Includes a diagram of the earth and the fault.

19. History--Early Notices of the Missouri River and Indians History--Early Notices of the Missouri River and Indians March//1882 Mention of the New Madrid country of southeastern Missouri as being discovered by Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto in 1542 and secondly by French explorer Robert de La Salle in 1681.

20. Grants of Land to People of New Madrid County, Missouri, Who Suffered by Earthquakes Grants of Land to People of New Madrid County, Missouri, Who Suffered by Earthquakes 1859 Federal government document from 1824 about the continuing real estate claims by residents of New Madrid County, Missouri, associated with the 1811-1812 earthquakes and subsequent land grants approved...