Great Britain and suppression of Indian hostilities.
The journal is a fragment of Chouteau's "Narrative of the Settlement of St. Louis." It is the only eyewitness documentation on the activities surrounding the founding of St. Louis. A literal translation from the original manuscript by J. Givin Brown and J. Wilmer Stith was published by the St. Louis Mercantile Library Association in 1857 in the
The meeting record of the Saint Louis Lyceum is a large hand-written book recording the institution's founding constitution, by-laws, and meeting minutes as recorded by various elected secretaries. It documents the organizations membership, lectures, and debated questions from 1838 into the 1840s.
Eagle Packet Company coal book from 1931 - 1945. Records Eagle company coal sales as well as balance sheets for the company's labor, drayage, and cargo from various ports such as Saint Louis, Alton, Grafton, Mozier, Louisiana, Keokuk, Ste. Genevieve, Chester and Quincy, among others. Some pages are missing.
Circulation record for the Saint Louis Lyceum, a subscription library and debating club in St. Louis that existed from 1838 to 1851. The record indicates that 870 members borrowed 10,983 volumes from the institution at an unknown time.
The J.L. McFeeters Journal 1904 collection consists of a single journal that Capt. J.L. McFeeters wrote in daily. Entries include details on the weather and river water levels but also include details of Capt. McFeeters personal and work life. Capt. McFeeters discussed the deaths of political figures and friends, ship fires on the Edgar Cheery and Mayflower, and his bank account records. Capt. McFeeters also references W.L. Sibert several times who was promoted from Caption to Major by President T. Roosevelt in 1904. Capt. McFeeters worked on a snag boat in 1904.
Thomas T. Kerslake writes of his travels from Ontario, Canada to New Zealand in 1877. He leaves Plattsville, Ontario, Canada on September 29, 1877. Traveling across the United States by rail, he gives accounts of large and small cities (Chicago, Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Omaha, Promontory Point, San Francisco) and of the landscape and wild life on the plains and the Mississippi River. At San Francisco he boards the boat "City of Sydney" sailing across the Pacific Ocean, stopping in the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Islands before landing in Wellington, New Zealand in early November 1877.
Henry G.A. Caspers was corporal, later promoted to sergeant, in the artillery company of Capt. Fischer, organized in St. Louis, Missouri. At Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, the company was mustered into the service of Col. Kearney. Most of Casper's military service was served in and around Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the time of the Mexican War. This journal dates from June 13, 1846 - December 1848. Caspers included lists of company members; duties and battles; plus references to Col. Doniphan's victory at Chihuahua, Mexico; General Kearney's march to California; and the murders of Santa Fe Governor Bent in Taos, New Mexico., 1 small leather-bound, handwritten volume. 34 pp.
I Jno. K. Walker Sheriff as hereby certify that caused to be put up at the following named places a copy of this advertisement twenty days before the sale -- before the 30th day of March 1831 at the court house doors, at Fashnughty Barber Shop, at the Missouri Hotel at the city Hotel, at the Green Tree Tavern in the city of St. Louis, at Phillys Tavern in Bonhomnic, at Blacksmith Shop 5 miles east of Manchester, at -- Store in Manchester, at Lamisi Store in same place, -- McDonald's Mill in St. Ferdinand Township at Owens Station at Thomas Shop, at Connelly Grocery in Florissant, and at I. Aubuchon's -- same village, one at H. Jofo Tavern on Florissant Road -- at Darny -- Loc -- -- in St. Louis Township. Ten of the most public places in the county. Shff cost $5.00 Jno. K. Walker Shff.