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41. A Joseph Orville Shelby Letter A Joseph Orville Shelby Letter May 1965 Letter (written in 1888) with editorial commentary from General Joseph Orville Shelby, or Joseph Shelby, to Major C. C. Rainwater about some of his Civil War stories as a former Confederate general in...

42. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Description of the overland journey of the family of William Chick, including his son, the author, from Virginia to Missouri in 1822 by wagon, being flooded out in 1826 on the Missouri River near Glasgow,...

43. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/ 3/1921 Mention of James Hunter as proprietor of "a saddler's shop" in Westport during the late 1830s or early 1840s, at a time of no other "businesses houses" there except for "dram shops" and the store of William...

44. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Mention of John Boarman "buil[ding] the first business house, south of the Levee on the south side of Third Street about 100 feet east of Main Street" in Kansas City, circa 1857. Description of the city...

45. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Reminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description...

46. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Mention of Franklin Conant's Dry Goods Store, "the direct predecessor to the present [1915] Emery Bird Thayer establishment," at "Delaware Street and the Levee."

47. A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing September//1971 Account from October 23, 1864, showing possibility of various perspectives of the Battle of Westport.

48. A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing A Letter from Reverend James S. Griffing September//1971 Edited letter by Reverend James Griffing (1822-1882) written during the Battle of Westport in 1864, with commentary. Biographical description of Griffing, a native of New York and "pioneer Methodist preacher...

49. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Seth Ward, a pioneer real estate investor and former western trader of Westport. Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence in 1838 and operating as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail...

50. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of James Stanwood, justice of the peace of Westport. Born in Maine in 1865 and coming to Kansas City (Westport) in 1889 as a clerk for the Kansas City Belt Railroad.

51. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Richard Steele, a retired "capitalist" of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1832 and raised on "the old homestead being located on the main road between Independence and Westport" near...

52. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Hugh Ward, a former Missouri state representative of Kansas City. Born in Westport in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in 1889 as a lawyer.

53. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Frederick Esslinger, "the owner of fine vineyards" and "an improved wine garden" in Westport, born in Germany in 1818 and emigrating to the United States in 1850. Description of his career,...

54. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of James Rieger, a lawyer born in North Carolina in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1876, becoming mayor of Westport and "president of the Bank of Westport" before retiring to his...

55. A Midtown Renaissance A Midtown Renaissance May//1976 Article about the revitalization of Westport and/or Midtown Kansas City, including business organizations and neighborhood associations reclaiming the area after decades of post-war suburban flight, through...

56. A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City July//1962 Article about the Civil War diary of "Thomas B. Bullene [or Thomas Bullene], a prosperous Kansas City dry goods merchant," written in 1874 and covering the events from May 1, 1863, to October 23, 1864,...

57. A New Commission Firm A New Commission Firm February/15/1897 Photos and article about the "George Holmes Live Stock Commission Company" and its president, George Holmes, and other workers with offices in the Live Stock Exchange Building. Description of George's...

58. A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864 A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864 October/18/1925 Covering territory from Brush Creek on the north to Indian Creek on the south and lying between Big Blue River on the east and State Line Road on the west, covering approximately 68 square miles. ..

59. A Page of War History: Hot and Bloody Skirmishes Near Kansas City A Page of War History: Hot and Bloody Skirmishes Near Kansas City May/9/1888 Review of the battle scenes and burial sites of Civil War fighting.

60. A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered November 28, 2003 Article details the recent suggestion that part of the original riverboat landing or wharf area on Kansas City's waterfront is visible. Geologist Richard Gentile thinks the exposed ledge that tilts toward...