Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Missouri” in alphabetic letter pos=10, entry group 1, entry jackson-claiborne-fox of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
Statesman; born in Fleming county, Ky., April 4, 1807; became conspicuous as a leader in the efforts of pro-slavery men to make Kansas a slave-labor State.
In 1822 he went to Missouri ; was a captain in the Black Hawk War; served several years in the State legislature; and was elected governor of Missouri by the Democrats in 1860.
In 1855 he led a band of lawless men from Missour...
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