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1. Historical News and Comment Historical News and Comment October-July//1916-1917 Biographical article about William McClung Paxton, or William Paxton (1819~1917), "poet, historian and Missouri's oldest lawyer" in Platte City, Missouri. Born in Kentucky and moving to Platte County,...

2. SC67 Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid SC67 Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid 1897-1916 William M. Paxton was born in Kentucky in 1819 and became a citizen of Platte County, Missouri, in 1839. Early in his life he was a lawyer, later becoming a merchant. Besides writing about the history...

3. William M. Paxton 1905 Deposition in Civil War Courthouse Burning William M. Paxton 1905 Deposition in Civil War Courthouse Burning January-April 2010 Brief background about the burning of the Platte County Courthouse in 1861 by Union troops. Includes excerpts from the deposition of William M. Paxton and the cross examination by A. T. Hurt.

4. William McClung Paxton William McClung Paxton Photos, illustrations, and information on William McClung Paxton, or William Paxton (~1820-1917), a lawyer, poet, and historian of Platte County, Missouri. Description of his life and career as a native...