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Missouri Historical Documents Browser: 1861

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Missouri State Agencies and Institutions, 1861

A "Yes" in the Found in Journal column indicates that the department's annual or biennial report was published in legislative journal appendices. Scroll down for more detail.

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    
Yes Bank Commissioner, State    
Yes Blind, Missouri Institution for the Education of the Biennial Report History thesis (1938)
  Capitol Improvement Grounds    
  Deaf and Dumb Asylum    
  Fruit Growers' Association, MO   History book (1959)
Bibliography (1891)
Yes Geological Survey    

Messages & Proclamations

Dissertation (1907)
  Horticultural Society - SEE
Fruit Growers' Association



  Lands, Register of    
Yes Lunatic Asylum, State   History book (2007)
Yes Militia, Committee on    
Yes Penitentiary   History book (2004)
History thesis (1971)
Yes Public Works, Board of    
  Railroads - See Public Works    
Yes Register    
  Register of Lands, Committee Appointed to Examine the Office of    
Yes Schools, Superintendent of Common Reports History thesis (1965)*
History thesis (1946)*
History book (1911)*
More history books*
Yes Treasurer    
Yes Treasurer State University    
Yes University of Missouri    


Appendices to the House and Senate Journals

Reports published in Appendices to the Missouri Journals of the House and Senate 1860-1861


  • Railroad reports - Pacific RR (pp. 17-85)
  • Railroad reports - Hannibal & St. Joseph RR (pp. 87-121)
  • Railroad reports - St. Louis & Iron Mountain RR (pp. 123-162)
  • Railroad reports - North Missouri RR (pp. 163-195)
  • Railroad reports - Cairo & Fulton RR (pp. 197-209)
  • Railroad reports - Platte County RR (pp. 211-238)
  • Superintendent of Common Schools (pp. 241-432) - includes school statistics by county


  • Border Difficulty Documents (pp. 3-24)
  • Auditor (pp. 25-73)
  • Treasurer (pp. 75-82)
  • Register of Lands (pp. 83-87)
  • Missouri Institution for the Education of the Blind (pp. 89-103)
  • Superintendent of Common Schools (pp. 105-279) - includes stats by county, recomm books, floor plans
  • Missouri Penitentiary (pp. 281-318)
  • Quartermaster General (pp. 319-323)
  • Board of Public Works (pp. 329-492) 
  • Railroads - SEE - Board of Public Works
  • Deaf and Dumb Asylum (pp. 493-511)
  • University of Missouri (pp. 513-520; Treasurer’s report pp. 611-616)
  • Geological Survey (pp. 521-533)
  • State Lunatic Asylum (pp. 535-564)
  • Bank Commissioner (pp. 577-604)
  • Secretary of State (pp. 605-607) - shows votes for Lieut. Gov and Gov only, 1861
  • Capitol Improvement Grounds (p. 620-630)
  • Adjutant General (pp. 645-657)