The Saint Louis directory for the years 1854-5 :

CharlesDerby, .

W.King, .

Superior rectified whisky from
Charles Derby & Co. ,
No. 22 water street, St. Louis, Mo.
A constant supply of
french brandies, wines and fine liquors,
old mononsahela and bourbon whisky,
also domestic wines, gin & brandy:
And the best quality of
rectifiers’ coal,
On the most liberal terms at manufacturers’ prices.