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 - WAS MISSOURI'S US? DUEL This is the story of...
WAS MISSOURI'S US? DUEL This is the story of the last political duel in Missouri fought in 1854 and is taken --from the TC^TUHH City .Tines »of December -31. 187i, ' eays the Kansas C|t£ Star The. main of thVstory were told ttjwm anthor- iti- -i.-a,l»Wi5''l_«^l»-lll "^^ _^ .- ity oir^l^Griritz'Brown, one of U»e story, governor of part: . &*P$HW*-yf participant, vpf pr*8(ical|y tte ieadiar ot th'e TJemocratle .party In St.*C<o*i*> The'code'was recognlro.1 bfiOnwtomts «nd he'who refased as dead poliUcalUr a».BOda|ly t fpr All after time. That year Reroolds "warn the antt-Beatoa candidate for Congress against Gen, I=rauk P. Blair, the Benton candidate. TJrnsteii^ Polk was . running against Bento,n for governor, whom te_ . d3- leated. "fieynolds had no earthly hope of an election and so expressed himself to, thfee friends who waited upon.him but die party demanded that he mako the rice, and he did. The contest was the nfost exciting ever known in St. Louis. Blair and Reynolds canvassed the eitlre city and county together, making about forty speeches each. Reynolds was defeated, but ne rf ed , e JWte »p from about six hundred to 1854 to over

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 06 Jan 1912, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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