INDEPENDENCE . acity and the
See also:county-seat of
See also:Jackson county,
See also:Missouri, U.S.A., 3 m . S. of the Missouri
See also:river and so m . E. of Kansas City . Pop . (189o) 638o, (1900) 6974 (937 negroes); (1910) 98J9 . The city is served by theMissouri Pacific, the Chicago &
See also:Alton, and the Kansas City
See also:railways, and by an electric
See also:line and
See also:boulevard to Kansas City . It is situated about boo ft. above the
See also:sea, and is surrounded by a fertile agricultural
See also:district . The city has a small public square (surrounding the
See also:house) and a public library, and is the seat of St Mary's Academy, under the
See also:control of the Sisters of Mercy . Among its manufactures are farming implements,
See also:flour and
See also:lumber . The
See also:municipality owns its electric
See also:lighting plant . Independence was laid out as a
See also:town and chosen as the county-seat in 1827, first chartered as a city in 1849 and made a city of the third-class in 1889 . About 15oo
See also:Mormons, attracted by the "
See also:revelation " that this was to be a
See also:Zion, settled in and about Independence in 1831 and 1832 .
See also:building their chief
See also:temple about 1 m . W. of the site of the
See also:present court house, but in 1833 (partly because they invited
See also:free negroes to join them) were expelled by the " gentile " inhabitants of Independence . In 1867 a settlement of about 15o Hedrickites, or members of the "
See also:Church of Jesus Christ " (organized in
See also:Illinois in 1835), came here and secretly bought up parts of the " Temple Lot." The heirs of the settlers of 1831—1832 conveyed the lot by deed to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
See also:Saints (with headquarters at Lamoni,
See also:Iowa), which brought suit against the Hedrickites, but in 1894 the U.S . Circuit Court of Appeals decided the case on the ground of
See also:laches in favour of the Hedrickites, who fifteen years afterwards had nearly died out . In 1867—1869 a few families belonging to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (monogamists) settled in Independence, and in 1908 their church here had about 2000 members . Besides a large church building, they have here a printing
See also:establishment, from which is issued the weekly Zion's Ensign (founded in 18g1), and the " Independence Sanitarium " (completed in 1908) . The faithful Mormons still look to Independence as the Zion of the church . In 1907 a number of Mormons from
See also:Utah settled here, moving the headquarters of the " Central States'
See also:Mission " from Kansas City to Independence, and founded a periodical called Liahona, the Elder's Journal . From about 1831 to 1844, when its river landing was destroyed by
See also:flood, Independence was the headquarters and outfitting point of the extensive
See also:caravan trains for the
See also:Santa Fe,
See also:Oregon and Old
See also:Salt Lake trails . During the
See also:Civil War about 300 Federals under Lieut.-Colonel D.H.Buel, occupying the town, were captured on the 16th of
See also:August 1862 by Colonel
See also:Hughes in command of 1500 Confederates, and on the 22nd of
See also:October 1864 a
See also:part of General Sterling Price's taining the
See also:system it is converted into alkyl
See also:indazoles . A series of compounds isomeric with these alkyl derivatives is known, and can be considered as derived from the ring system +CGH4: ICH2]2: C(CO2C2Hb)2; this ester on hydrolysis yields the corresponding acid, which on
See also:heating loses
See also:carbon dioxide and gives the monocarboxylic acid of hydrindene . The barium salt of this acid, when heated, yields
See also:indene and not hydrindene, hydrogen being liberated (W .
H .Perkin, Jour . Chem .
See also:Soc., 1894, 65, p . 228) . Indene vapour when passed through a red hot
See also:tube yields chrysene, It combines with nitrosyl chloride to
See also:form indene nitrosate (M . Dennstedt and C . Ahrens, Ber., 1895, 28, p . 1331) and it reacts with benzaldehyde, oxalic ester and formic ester (J . Thiele, Ber., 1900, 33, p . 3395) . Confederate army was defeated a few
See also:miles E. of Independence by General
See also:Alfred Pleasonton .
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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
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