One Sloppy Land Surveyor Almost Caused A War Between Missouri & Iowa

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One Sloppy Land Surveyor Almost Caused A War Between Missouri & Iowa

Post by Riddick » 03-29-2017 03:00 AM

It began in 1816, with some less-than-perfect surveying work. At the time, these confusions were of little interest and no major concern. But by 1839, the outcome of what historians would call the “Honey War” hinged on the exact location of the Missouri-Iowa border. FULL STORY

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