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The development of railroads in Missouri to 1860
(University of Missouri, 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...
Opposition to the reelection of Thomas Hart Benton in 1844
(University of Missouri, 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. The Missouri legislature...
Antony's oriental policy until the defeat of the Parthian expedition
(University of Missouri, 1918)
Text from page 1: "For a comprehensive study of Antony's relations to the Orient, it is necessary to take up in some detail the proconsulship of Gabinius in Syria, for it was as commander of the cavalry that Antony first ...