Jefferson City, Missouri, 1861, artist's impression

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Depicted ContentJefferson City, MO
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East view of Jefferson City - The view annexed presents the appearance of the Capitol and other buildings, as the city is entered upon the Pacific Railroad. The bluff shown is 80 feet high, and on the summit is the residence of Gen. J. L. Minor, formerly secretary of state. The Railroad Depot is at the foot of the bluff on the left; the Capitol on Capitol Hill is in the central part, at the base of which is the Ferry and City Landing.
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John Warner Barber & Henry Howe,Our Whole Country or the Past and Present of the United States....Volume II (New York: Tuttle & McCauley, 1861), 1280.
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