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Edwards, Richard; Hopewell, M.; Ashley, William; Barry, James G.; Belt and Priest; Casey, John; Hall, W.; Labaum, Louis A.; Leduc, Mary Philip; Lisa, Manuel; O'Fallon, Benjamin; Piernas; Port Folio; Risley, W.; Stoddard, Amos; Williams, Henry W.; Yore, John E. Edwards's Great West and Her Commercial Metropolis, Embracing a General View of the West, and a Complete History of St. Louis, from the Landing of Ligueste, in 1764, to the Present Time; with Portraits and Biographies of Some of the Old Settlers, and Many of the Most Prominent Buisiness Men . St. Louis: Office of Edwards's Monthly, A Journal of Progress, 1860. [format: book], [genre: biography; history; letter; narrative]. Permission: St. Louis Mercantile Library
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Biographies. Introduction. Colonel John O'Fallon. John Sappington. Hon. Edward Bates. Henry Von Phul. Hon. John Fletcher Darby. Kenneth Mackenzie. Samuel Gaty. Colonel Thornton Grimsley. Colonel Lewis V. Bogy. John Simonds. George R. Taylor, President of the Pacific Railroad Company. Adolphus Meier. Hon. Trusten Polk. Bernard Pratte. Henry D. Bacon. Peter G. Camden. Robert M. Funkhouser. Dr. M. L. Linton. Hon. James S. Green. Hon. Luther M. Kennett. Samuel B. Wiggins. Rev. John Hogan, Postmaster of St. Louis.
Part II. History of the St. Louis Press. The Publications. Biographies. Nathaniel Paschall, Editor of "The Republican." A. P. Ladew. Colonel George Knapp. Colonel Charles Keemle. Abram S. Mitchell, Editor of the St. Louis Evening News. William McKee, Senior Proprietor of the Missouri Democrat. George W. Fishback, Joint Proprietor of the Missouri Democrat, and Its Commercial Editor. History of the Various Journals That Have Been Published in St. Louis. Religious Newspapers in St. Louis.
Biographies. Intoduction. James H. Lucas. Robert A. Barnes, President of the Bank of the State of Missouri. Louis A. Benoist. Colonel Joshua B. Brant. Captain John J. Roe. General Nathan Ranney. Theron Barnum. Dr. Anderson. Sullivan Blood. President of the Boatmens' Savings Institution. John A. Brownlee, President of the Merchants' Bank. Henry Ames. Henry T. Blow, President of the Collier White-Lead Oil Company. Rev. Dr. M. McAnally. George Partridge. William Glasgow, Jr., President of the Missouri Wine Company.
Biographies. Peter Lindell. Brigadier-General Daniel Marsh Frost. Marinus Willett Warne. Washington King. Thomas Allen. Isaac Rosenfeld, Jr. Richard H. Cole. William G. Clark. Hon. John Richard Barret. Gerard B. Allen. William L. Ewing. Louis A. Lebaume. Rev. S. B. McPheeters. Isaac H. Sturgeon. John D. Daggett. Rev. Truman Marcellus Post. William T. Christy. Thomas A. Buckland. Edward Walsh. Jonathan Jones. John H. Gay. Alonzo Child. Dr. Charles A. Pope. Robert Barth. John Withnell. The Fillet Family.
Biographies. Madame Elizabeth Ortes. The Chouteau Family. Pierre Chouteau. The Soulard Family. James G. Soulard. The Right Rev. Cicero Stephens Hawks, D. D., Bishop of Missouri. John S. McCune, President of Pilot Knob Iron Company. Hon. John Marshall Krum. Henry Boernstein, Publisher of the "Anzeiger des Westens" the oldest German newspaper west of the Mississippi. Hon. Francis P. Blair, Jr. Alexander Kayser. Major Henry S. Turner. Dr. William Carr Lane, First Mayor of St. Louis. John J. Anderson, President of the Bank of St. Louis. B. W. Alexander. Aaron W. Fagin. Joseph Charless.
Appendix. Errata. "The Missouri Trapper" from the Port Folio. Succinct History of the Various Religious Sects in St. Louis. Revenue and Taxes. Public Buildings. Succession of the Mayors of St. Louis. Advertisement.