Edwards' annual directory to the inhabitants, institutions, incorporated companies, manufacturing establishments, business, business firms, etc., etc., in the city of St. Louis for ... /
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From Missouri Republican,

October 19, 1963

Caution!—We are informed by Mr. Ed-
wards, Publisher of the St. Louis Director, that
persons are now can vassing the city for adver
tisements and subscribers for what they call
a Business Directory. He would caution the
public against all Directory adventurers, and
strangers who know nothing of our city or its
population, and ask them to give their aid
to the regular St. Louis Director. By so do-
ing, they will secure a work that can de-
pended upon for its reliability and complete-
ness.

From Missouri Democrat ,

October 21, 1863

To secure the annual publication of such a
book is to give your individual support to
one that you can depend upon to be as good
as a Directory can be made, and on no con-
dition to listen to or aid any person soliciting
for any other than the regular City Direc-
tory, as, by so doing, another such miserable
swindle as was issued a few months ago will
never be repeated. Mr. Edwards, the Pub-
lisher of the regular City Director, requests us
to cantion the public to be careful in giving their subscirptions and information to his
duly authorized agents.

The
Woodward Book Store

New Marble Block, Fourth & Locust Sts.

Books, School, Medical, Miscellaneous and Juvenile.

Stationery, Letter, Cap & Note Papers, Stamped With Initials, Free.

En Velopes, every variety and quality.

Photograph Albums, Manufactured expressly to order, any pattern or quality desired.

New Books, direct, in quickest time, at Publishers’ prices.

Country Orders Promptly attended to.

We buy and sell for Cash, at the Lowest Prices.

e.east P.Gray, , (Formerly Gray & Crawford,) St. Louis.

Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by RichardEdwards, , In the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Eastern District
of Missouri.