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no doubt some errors will be found: These, he feels
confident, will be overlooked by an indulgent public.

As the editor has incurred considerable expense in
accomplishing this work, and as it promises so much
convenience and usefulness, to the citizens, he flatters
himself that it will meet with a ready sale. To those
gentlemen who have patronized him, he tenders his
most sincere thanks.

John A.Paxton, .

St. Louis, (Missouri,) May 26, 1821.

The following is a return of the Census, by the U.United
States Marshal, of the inhabitants in the State of
Missouri, on the 1st of August, 1820.

County of St. Louis 9732
St. Genevieve 5048 (including Perry.)*
Wayne 1443
Jefferson 1835
Pike 3747 (including Ralls.)*
Howard 18427 (including Boone,
Chariton and Ray.)*
Montgomery 8074 (ing. Callaway,)*
St. Charles 3990
Lincoln 1662
Franklin 2379 (including Gasconade
Madison 2047
Madrid 2296
Cooper 6959 (including Lillard,
Cole and Saline.*)
Cape Girardean 5965
Washington (say) 3,000
Total 66,607
* Created by the late Legislature since 1st August, 1820