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Is situated southeast
of the center of the State. This has been called the "Mother of
Counties", from the fact that for many years her borders extended to
the western part of the State. County after county has, from time to
time, been cut from her western and southern borders, and the finale
was accomplished in the formation of Phelps county, in 1857. The
county embraces a great variety of soil-bottom, valley, table land,
prairie and sandy soils. It is well adapted to corn, wheat, oats,
grasses, fruit and vegetables. Stock growing would pay well here.
The valleys of the large streams are frequently heavily timbered.
Iron, lead and copper are abundant in the county, and coal has been
found in two or three places. The localities of these minerals are
shown upon the new geological map of Missouri, just issued by the
author of the Hand-book. The Southwest Branch of the Pacific
Railroad traverses the northwest portion of the
[The Source is: P.M. Pinckard, The Missouri
handbook, St. Louis, 1865, 162 pgs. - Transcribed by Donna Walton
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