Green's St. Louis directory :
St. Louis directory. AAR-ACK
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Abbreviations.

AV,avenue; AL,alley; BT,between; COR,corner; DW,dwelling; E,east;
ES,east side; N,north; NS,north side; NW,north-west; OPP,opposite; S,south;
SE,south east; SS,south side; SW,south-west; W,west; WS,west side; UPS,upstairs;
WH,wholesale; [c.], for colored persons.

Several professions will occasionally be found abbreviated, for the purpose of
avoiding the doubling of a line; such.as LBRR, for laborer; CABMKR, for cabinet
maker; BLKSMTH, for blacksmith; CARP, for carpenter; BRKMKR, for brickma-
ker; &c., &c.; but the profession intended to be represented by the abbreviation
will be so obvious as hardly to require elucidation.

Note.-In the following, the directions are, for the most part, brief, plain,
intelligible, and to the point. I have striven to obtain the proper spelling of
names; and in searching for a name, the inquirer ought to know its proper
spelling. A person, for instance, looking for Commons, ought not to look among
the Cummins’s; for Neilson, among the Nelson’s; for Macdonough, or Mackoy,
among the McDonoughs and McCoys; for Walsh among the Welch’s and Welsh’s
and vice versa, and scores, or hundreds, of other like cases of synonymes as to
mere sound.

The cause of censure, in a large majority of cases, is attributable solely to the
want of a knowledge of the correct spelling of the name sought for; therefore,
you must know how to spell the name, else censure not if you do not find it;
mind this, in part, as you go along.

Observe, that the letters I and J, U and V, are not interchangeably arranged,
but I and U take the precedence of J and V.

Aaronson, Joseph, baker , 26 ssouth Second
Abbott, Ephraim, printer , eseast side Broadway nnorth of Reservoir
Abbott, John, teamster , 270 ssouth Third
Abbott, John C., (A. & Peake) 28 Collins
Abbott, Scott F., riverman , 65 nnorth Eighth
Abbott & Peake , wh boot and shoe store, 135 nnorth Main
Abeles, Adolph, (A. & Taussig) 98 Carondelet-avenue
Abeles, Nathan, (A. &. Kohn) 114 Carandelet-avenue
Abeles, Simon, clothier , 105 nnorth Main
Abeles & Kohn , clothiers, 60 nnorth Water
Abeles & Taussig , merchants, 98 Carondelet-avenue
Abernathy, Alexander, carpenter , ss Olive, wwest of Fourthteenth
Abie, Caspar, 137 Carondelet-avenue
Able, Andrew, engineer , 9 Spruce
Abley, Leonard, laborer , 115 Wash
Abrahams & Co.Company , clothiers, 155 nnorth Main
Abrams, Jacob D., carpenter , 336 nnorth Seventh
Achenbach, Herman, variety store , 40 Market
Acker, Andrew, riverman , rear of 152 ssouth Fifth
Acker, William, shoemaker , 249 nnorth Second
Ackerman, Ebenezer P., clerk at 21 nnorth Water