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Governor Majors has offered a reward of $300 for the apprehension and conviction of the person who killed Loyd Porter in his home near Albany on the night of June 22. The county court of Gentry county has offered a similar reward. [St. Joseph Observer, July 15, 1916, page 7; Submitters Name:  Terry Dicken]

Levi Vassar
A St. Joseph, Missouri, dispatch says : Sheriff Shoemaker passed through this city yesterday, having in custody Levi Vassar, who murdered a Mr. Mitchell in Gentry county, in 1861. The circumstances of the murder were most revolting, and during five years the authorities of Gentry county have zealously sought for the fleeing criminal. He was found at Indianapolis, Indiana. (The Putnam Republican Banner., Greencastle, Ind., Thursday, March 8, 1866; Transcribed by SallyH)

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