Prospect K. Robbins

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Prosoect K. Robbins
Born 1788
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Died 1847
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Lieutenant
Battles/wars War of 1812

Prospect K. Robbins (1788-1847) was a young man well known for his education, military service,[1] and surveying skill in St. Charles and Lincoln counties, Missouri. He is best noted as the man who establish the Fifth Principal Meridian, a foundational survey in the Midwest that established essentially the division of the Louisiana Territory into the Missouri Territory and later to the State of Missouri on August 10, 1821.


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