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Tag Archives: Rockingham (Iowa)
The Freaks and Follies of a Frontier Life II
Or, the finale to the slightly shady story of how Davenport became the county seat. Part Two: The Election(s) The 1837 legislature had made an effort to appoint county seats, but it was discovered that bribery had heavily influenced the nominations, so … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged County Seat, Davenport (Iowa), Elections, Rockingham (Iowa), Scott County Leave a comment