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Missouri Historical Documents Browser: 1857

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Missouri State Agencies and Institutions, 1857

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Full Text in HathiTrust Agency Name Major Serial Publications Supplementary Information
  Adjutant General (Militia Department)   History thesis (1999)
History book (1987)
  Agricultural and Mechanical Association, St. Louis Report  
Yes Auditor of Public Accounts    
  Bank Commissioners Report    
Yes Bank of Missouri, report of committee to examine    
Yes Blind, Institute for the Education of the Biennial Report History thesis (1938)
Yes Deaf and Dumb Asylum    

Engineer, State

SEE ALSO Public Works, Board of

Yes Geological Survey    

Messages & Proclamations

Dissertation (1907)
Yes Lands, Register of - Governor's Committee to examine    
Yes Lunatic Asylum, State   History book (2007)
Yes Penitentiary   History book (2004)
History thesis (1971)
Yes Public Works (Board of) and State Engineer - Report upon condition of various Railroad companies    
  Railroads - reports of various companies    
Yes Schools, Superintendent of Common Reports History thesis (1965)*
History thesis (1946)*
History book (1911)*
More history books*
Yes Treasurer Reports History book (1963)
Yes University, State - Columbia Catalogues History books


Appendices to the House and Senate Journals

Reports published in Appendices to the Missouri Journals of the House and Senate 1856-1857 (19th General Assembly)


  • Treasurer's Report (p. 1-5)
  • Auditor of Public Accounts (p. 6-47)
  • Lunatic Asylum, 3rd Biennial Report of the Board of Managers of the (p. 50-86)
  • Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Reports of the Commissioners & Superintendent (p. 87-107)
  • Office of Register of Lands, report of governor’s committee to examine (p. 108-114)
  • Bank of the State of Missouri & its Branches, report of committee to examine (p. 115-194)
  • Institution for the Education of the Blind Biennial Report (p. 195-213)
  • Missouri Penitentiary (p. 214-234)
  • State University (p. 235-244)
  • Geological Survey of Missouri, 3rd Report of Progress (p. 245-247)
  • Board of Public Works and State Engineer, Report upon condition of various RR companies (p. 251-352)
  • St. Louis & Iron Mountain (p. 255-263; 415-422)
  • Pacific Railroad Company (p 264-283; 337-352; 393-403)
  • Southwest Branch, Pacific Railroad Company (p. 284-298)
  • North Missouri Railroad Company (p. 299-307)
  • Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad (p. 308-328; 404-414)
  • State Engineer's Report (p. 330-336)
  • Superintendent of Common Schools’ report (p. 423-428)
  • Votes for Governor [Trusten Polk] and Lieutenant Governor, (p. 429-431)

1857 Adjourned Session

  • Report of the Board of Public Works (p. 3-80)
  • Pacific Railroad (p. 6-30)
  • Hannibal & St. Joseph (p. 31-44)
  • North Missouri Railroad (p. 45-62)
  • St. Louis & Iron Mountain (p. 63-74)
  • Cairo & Fulton (p. 75-80)
  • Bank Commissioners' Report (p. 81-109)
  • Superintendent of Common Schools’ report (p. 111-126)
  • Register of Lands' report (p. 129-132)
  • Votes cast for Governor, Aug. 1857 (p. 150-152)