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Little Sugar Creek.

No. of Free State residents -- 47
No of P Slavery residents -- 4
No of Free State residents in distress 7

This settlement was visited by a body of ruffians under the notorious Clark late Indian Agent who called himself general, & one Fox who resides on the creek as Major. A number of the quiet settlers where taken prisoners & carried to Westport where they where tried by a vigilence comt. of whom Col. Titus was Chairman. The store dwelling house of Isaac T. Dement after being robbd of every thing valuable & usefull was burnd to the ground. Every Free State family was driven off & most of their crops destroyd.

A few very choice timber claims can be had on this creek, with any amount of prarie upon which there is abundance or rock for fencing,
Plenty of Stove Coal, & fine Springs of pure water,
A Church Edifice. & regular religious worship
A day school about to commence
A good Saw & Grist Mill in operation, Lumber is worth $2.50 per 100 feet.
The residents are about starting a second mill of 30 horse power.
A Post Office Ebenezar Barnes Post Master,
3 Blacksmith Shops, & 2 Grocery & dry goods Stores,

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From Mo. 28
  Ill 13
  Ark 2
  Iowa 2
  Ind 1
  Ohio 1
  Total 47

 

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Names of Free State residents
Where from
___Thogmorton
Mo.
Jaspar Dingas
Wm Parks
Frank Parks
John Waine
___Waine
Burgess Wright
Jas Osbourn
___Dunlap
___Johnson
Sam Baldwin
David Baldwin
___McGuithy
Henry Gibbs
Dr Lee.
David Carmon
___Richardson
John Brown
Sam Brown
John Barrick
Jas Barrick
Isaac Barrick
Enoch Estep
John Estep
Thos Sears
Widow Evans
Widow Donaghe
Names of Free State residents
Where from
 
___Thogmorton
Mo.
Jaspar Dingas
Wm Parks
Frank Parks
John Waine
___Waine
Burgess Wright
Jas Osbourn
___Dunlap
___Johnson
Sam Baldwin
David Baldwin
___McGuithy
Henry Gibbs
Dr Lee.
David Carmon
___Richardson
John Brown
Sam Brown
John Barrick
Jas Barrick
Isaac Barrick
Enoch Estep
John Estep
Thos Sears
Widow Evans
Widow Donaghe
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Widow Blanchard
Antwine Ballawine
Ill
W Parent
W Hobson
Sol Mason
Ben Henshaw
David Bunch
Ben Bunch
David Linsey
W Turner
W Perry
___Holt
Eb. Barnes
Chas Barnes
Harris Vance
Ark
David Ruse
___Montgomery
Ohio
Ben Ellis
Iowa
___Ellis
___Wheeler
Ind
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Names of P. Slavery Residents, on L Sugar
Where from
Nicewonger
Mo
Lowers
Bullinger
Glover

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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