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Skillman, W. D. The Western Metropolis; or St. Louis in 1846 . St. Louis: W.D. Skillman, 1846. [format: book], [genre: advertisement; catalogue; history; guidebook; ledger; report]. Permission: St. Louis Mercantile Library
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Notes.

Note from page 71: 1. This was the second winter of the sort experienced at St. Louis. During the former one, in 1768, the cold had been so intense as to destroy the orange trees in Lower Louisiana, and the banks of the Mississippi were covered with ice.

Note from page 78: 2. A list of these steamboats was published in October, 1841. giving the name and tonnage, the date when, and the place where built. Most of them were built in the valley of the Ohio, from 1835 to 1841, inclusive.

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Skillman, W. D. The Western Metropolis; or St. Louis in 1846 . St. Louis: W.D. Skillman, 1846. [format: book], [genre: advertisement; catalogue; history; guidebook; ledger; report]. Permission: St. Louis Mercantile Library
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=skillman.html
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