Randolph County, Missouri
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County Description and Early Organization

Poor Farm
 

Township Organization.
Four Original Townships - Later Townships - Origin Of County System - Beginning Of Township System -
Early Methods Of Taking Up Government Land - Present System Of Land Surveys - Congressional Township - Markings.

Townships
Cairo Township - Cairo Village - Clifton Township - Clifton Hill - Chariton Township - Darksville. Cairo Township.
Jackson Township - Jacksonville - Moniteau Township - Higbee - Prairie Township - Renick - Salt River Township -
Union Township - Milton - Silver Creek Township - Mt. Airy - Sugar Creek Township.

Townships, Continued
Huntsville And Salt Spring Township. - Salt Spring Township. - Huntsville: Location Of County Seat- Named After Daniel Hunt, One Of The Donors - Other Donors - First Sale Of Lots - Pioneer Businessmen -
Extract From Missouri Gazette - First Lodges - First Church And Sunday School - Opera House - Town Incorporated-First Mayor-Public School - City And School Officers - Teachers - Mt. Pleasant College -
Officers - First Fair - Library - First Court House - Second Court House.

Moberly.
Charter Granted To Railroad - Plan To Induce Settlers To Come Here - Patrick Lynch First Settler - Revived After Civil War - Railroad Activity - Town Platted - Sale Of Lots-Hotel Built- Other Buildings - 
Early Merchants - Panic - First Trustees - Negotiations With Railroad Company To Locate Shops Here - Land Donated - Bonds Voted - Town Incorporated - First Election - City Officers - Public Schools  - 
Parochial Schools  -  Library -  Contract With Railroad Company - Bond-From Moberly's First Newspaper.






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