History Recording On Time The Events Of Nations.
Augustus F.Shapleigh, :
Fully appreciating Your worth as
An Upright Merchant and A High-Toned Christian Gentleman,
find in grateful remembrance of
your Firm Friendship During An Acquaintance
Of Twenty Years,
I take the liverty of dedicating to you this volume,
A Classified Directory Of The City Of St. Louis,
The Commercial Metropolis of the Mississippi Valley.
A Work which, I believe, truthfully reflects the Energy, Perseverance and
Industry of the People of
The Great West
Traits Which, You, Sir, Possess To So Eminent A Degree.
Sincerely and gratefully,