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Sherman, Ewing and McCook Attornies at Law to Mess Walker

Sherman, Ewing & McCook

A letter to Mess Walker, Williams & Miller, of Weston Missouri, regarding the payment of a debt that should be paid promptly to the firm of Sherman, Ewing & McCook, Attorneys at Law.

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W.T. Sherman to Robert Campbell

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

A letter to Robert Campbell regarding the debt that Sherman, Ewing & McCook were trying to collect. As with similar correspondence, this letter conveys a sense of the legal and financial transactions that played a major part in the firm's business activities in the territory.

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Good Roads Help Farmers

Promotional brochure designed as a talk to encourage road construction to enhance agricultural productivity and rural community development.

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Comparative Cost of Travel

Promotional brochure exhorting the virtues of automobiles and trucks over team drive carriages in the hauling of agricultural products over good roads.

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William H. Russell

A formal portrait of William H. Russell, who was a proslavery supporter and businessman. In the winter of 1858-1859, Russell, with Alexander Majors, William Waddell, and John Jones, founded the Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express Company, a freight and stage company that operated between Leavenworth and Denver, Colorado. In February, 1860, it was reorganized as the Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Company. In 1860, Russell, with partners Majors and Waddell, created the first Pony Express, which connected St. Joseph, Missouri, across 2,000 miles to the state of California.

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Isaac Tichenor Goodnow to Joseph Denison

Goodnow, Isaac T. (Isaac Tichenor), 1814-1894

Isaac Goodnow wrote en route to New England from Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, to Joseph Denison in Manhattan. Goodnow told Denison to expect a shipment of 36 tons of lumber and building supplies to be brought on the steamboat "Gus Linn", which was build specifically to navigate the Kansas River. He also wished that Denison dispose of two yokes of steers, in order to pay on the College.

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Polk's Kansas state gazetteer and business directory

R. L. Polk & Co.

This gazetteer lists all of the towns in Kansas in 1900 alphabetically, regardless of size. The information for each town includes the population, information about the town, and a list of business people in that community. The town listings begin on page 95. The classified business directory (see general index for page number) groups information by business, profession, industry, etc. for the entire state. The gazetteer also includes advertisements for many businesses, lists of state and county officials, district courts and judges. There is a general index on page 12 but it does not include the town listings. An index to advertisers begins on page 13. The original volume that was scanned was missing pages 9-10 and 87-92. There are no pages numbered 69-78 as page 68 is numbered 68-78. The gazetteer also contains a business directory for Kansas City, Missouri.

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Polk's Kansas state gazetteer and business directory

R. L. Polk & Co.

This gazetteer contains an alphabetical listing of all towns in Kansas in 1912, regardless of size. The information for each town includes the population, railroads, and other data, including a list of business people in that community. The town listings begin on page 145. The classified business directory (see general index for page number) groups information by business, profession, industry, etc. for the entire state. The gazetteer also includes advertisements for many businesses, lists of state and county officials, district courts and judges. There is a general index on page 11 but it does not include the town listings. An index to advertisers begins on page 12. The original volume stops at page 88 followed by eight pages of advertisements and then starts again at page 145. The gazetteer also contains a business directory for Kansas City, Missouri.

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Kansas state gazetteer and business directory

R. L. Polk & Co., and A. C. Danser

This gazetteer published by R. L. Polk lists all of the towns in Kansas in 1884-85 alphabetically, regardless of size. The information for each town includes the population, information about the town, and a list of business people in that community. The town listings begin on page 99. The classified business directory (see general index for page number) groups information by business, profession, industry, etc. for the entire state. The gazetteer also includes advertisements for many businesses, lists of state and county officials, district courts and judges. There is a general index on page 9 but it does not include the town listings. An index to advertisers begins on page 10. The gazetteer also contains a business directory for Kansas City, Missouri.

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Polk's Kansas state gazetteer and business directory

R. L. Polk & Co.

This gazetteer lists all of the towns in Kansas in 1894 alphabetically, regardless of size. The information for each town includes the population, information about the town, and a list of business people in that community. The town listings begin on page 95. The classified business directory (see general index for page number) groups information by business, profession, industry, etc. for the entire state. The gazetteer also includes advertisements for many businesses, lists of state and county officials, district courts and judges. There is a general index on page 13 but it does not include the town listings. An index to advertisers begins on page 14. The original volume scanned was missing pages 9-10 and 87-92. There are no pages numbered 69-78. The gazetteer also contains a business directory for Kansas City, Missouri.

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