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Grant W Harrington (3)
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1. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 One reference and an entire chapter of the book, including photos, about the White Church and its neighborhood in Wyandotte County, Kansas, the first church in Kansas as part of the Methodist Indian mission...

2. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of Grinter's ferry across the Kansas River used for Fort Leavenworth, established in 1831 by the family of Moses Grinter, the "first permanent white settler" in Wyandotte County, Kansas, with...

3. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the "Wyandot [sic] National Ferry," established across the Kansas River in 1843 and running until 1855, as the "first public utility in Kansas," with illustration.

4. James Smathers Dies: He Invented the Electric Typewriter James Smathers Dies: He Invented the Electric Typewriter August/10/1967 Obituary for James Fields Smathers, or James Smathers, "[t]he inventor of the electric typewriter, a former Kansas City resident." Native of Texas coming to Kansas City about 1906 as "a typewriter cleaner"...

5. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of Rufus Easton (1774-1834), the first attorney-general of Missouri in 1821, born in Connecticut and appointed "Judge of the Territory of Louisiana" in 1805 and "United States Attorney...

6. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Portrait and biographical sketch of Alexander McNair (~1776-1826), "elected in 1820 the first Governor of the State" of Missouri, born in Pennsylvania and moving to Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1804.

7. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketches of John Scott (1785-1861), "a Delegate and a Representative from Missouri." Native of Virginia moving to Sainte Genevieve, Missouri in 1806 as a lawyer before becoming a Missouri...