The Saint Louis directory for the years 1854-5 :

L. S. Bargen & Co. ,
manufacturers, importers and dealers in
Brushes, Wooden & Willow Ware,
fancy articles and house furnishing goods,
306 broadway, west side, between wash and carr streets
St. Louis, Mo.

Constantly on hand all kinds of Brushes, Baskets, Tubs, Churns, &c.&c. Cincinnati Soaps and Candles sold
at Factory prices.