The Saint Louis directory for the years 1854-5 :
Second Ward.

All the territory lying north of the First Ward, and
south of a line beginning on the Mississippi at the foot of
Walnut street, running westwardly along Walnut to
Berenth, thence southwardly along Seventh to Clark av-
enue, thence westwardly along Clark avenue to the west-
ern line of the city.