Town/City
Richmond
Township
Richmond Township
County
Ray County
State/Province
Missouri
Country
United States of America

Richmond, Missouri

Summary

Area settled, ca. 1814.1 Officially platted as Ray Co. seat, 1827.2 Population in 1840 about 500.3 Seat of Fifth Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri; also location of courthouse and jails.4 JS and about sixty other Mormon men were incarcerated here while awaiting hearing by Judge Austin A. King on charges connected with Mormon-Missouri conflict, Nov. 1838.5

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