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|Title||Clay County, Missouri|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1888|
|Magazine||The Historical Record|
|Date Published||December 1888|
|Keywords||Clay County, Missouri; Latter-day Saint History (1820-1846); Liberty Jail; Liberty, Missouri; Mormon-Missouri War of 1838|
A short historical essay on Clay County, Missouri, which occupies an important place in Latter-day Saint history due to settlements there, as well as events in the Mormon- Missouri War of 1838. Especially prominent is Liberty Jail in the county seat, where Joseph Smith and a number of other Church leaders would be imprisoned from November 1838 to April 1839.
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