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Opposition to the reelection of Thomas Hart Benton in 1844
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 1913)
In February, 1850, Thomas Hart Benton was defeated for reelection to the Senate of the United States. This defeat of Benton marked the culmination of one of the most exciting senatorial campaigns ever waged in the state. ...
Hamilton R. Gamble and the provisional government of Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 1910)
In order to present an intelligible account of the necessity of a Provisional Government in Missouri; and the policies, actions, and results of such a government, it will be necessary to devote attention, to the political ...
The development of railroads in Missouri to 1860
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 1915)
Railroad construction in Missouri was undertaken by private companies who expected to finance the roads by subscriptions to the capital stock by individuals, towns and counties. Early in 1851 the people realized that the task was too great...