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.)*|
|Pike||3747 (including Ralls.)*|
|Howard||18427 (including Boone,
Chariton and Ray.)*
|Montgomery||8074 (ing. Callaway,)*|
|Franklin||2379 (including Gasconade|
|Cooper||6959 (including Lillard,
Cole and Saline.*)
|* Created by the late Legislature since 1st August, 1820|