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1. 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.

2. Father of California Gold Rush, John Sutter, Also Prospected in Westport Father of California Gold Rush, John Sutter, Also Prospected in Westport 2008-07 Article tells the story of John A. Sutter, a Swiss-German emigrant, soldier and trader who settled in Westport in 1836. His warehouse and store "catered to the Santa Fe trade," but Sutter's debts left...

3. Hard Times for John Sutter in Westport, Missouri Hard Times for John Sutter in Westport, Missouri Fall//1998 Portrait, map, photo, and biographical article about John Sutter (1803-1880), owner of the California land where the 1849 Gold Rush started. Born in Germany as Johann Augustus Suter and emigrating to Westport...

4. John A. Sutter In Westport John A. Sutter In Westport June 28, 1905 Book includes a few pages on John Sutter's time in Westport. Gives John McCoy's description of the man. He was a "soldierly-looking man with a great deal of dash and restless energy, wore high-topped boots,...

5. John Sutter John Sutter Head and shoulders painted portrait by Frank Buchser.

6. John Sutter John Sutter Head and shoulders painted portrait by Frank Buchser.

7. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Portrait and mentionings of John McCoy as an early developer of the town of Westport in 1834, later residing in Quality Hill after the Civil War.

8. Man Who Owned First California Gold Mine Died Poor Man Who Owned First California Gold Mine Died Poor December//1970 Reprint from the Kansas City Star, February 3, 1915 about Captain John Sutter (1803-1880), a resident of "Westport more than twenty years before his name spread to the uttermost parts of the world in connection...

9. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Mention and footnote about Billy Baldridge of Independence as the builder of John Sutter's "mill on the American River in California," the site of the first discovery of gold there in 1848. Baldridge also...

10. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of the assistance of Captain John Sutter at Westport in 1838 on his trip to California. Lending of a horse to him by John McCoy and one to his companion, "Wetler," by Allen McGee.

11. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Reminiscences of 1830s and 1840s Westport, including some early and "first" settlers, residences, churches, marriages, etc., including the general lifestyle and a visit in 1838 from John A Sutter from...

12. Missouri Heritage Missouri Heritage January/28/1967 File containing an illustration and biographical article about John Sutter (1803-1880), an 1830s Westport trader and native of Germany moving to California about 1840 as an agricultural land developer...

13. Missourians in the Gold Rush Missourians in the Gold Rush January//1945 Article about the Missourians prominently involved in the 1849 Gold Rush to California, including those from the Kansas City area such as John Sutter, James Marshall, and Peter Burnett.

14. Sutter In Westport: Prelude For a Pioneer, Part I Sutter In Westport: Prelude For a Pioneer, Part I Summer 2003 The author states in the beginning of the article that "historians have largely relied again and again on just a few (not unbiased) chroniclers to depict Sutter's 1836-1838 Westport experience. Fortunately...

15. Sutter of Gold Story Fame Sneaked out of Westport to Dodge Creditors Sutter of Gold Story Fame Sneaked out of Westport to Dodge Creditors April/1/1952 File containing an illustration and biographical article about Johann Augustus Sutter, or John Sutter (1803-1880), a storekeeper and western outfitter in 1830s Westport and later "famous as the owner of...

16. Westport History Westport History Illustrations and information on the following subjects: the Daughters of Old Westport, the McCoy Plat of the old town of Westport, Westport city government council proceedings from 1857 to 1883, early...