Edwards' annual directory to the inhabitants, institutions, incorporated companies, business, business firms, manufacturing establishments, etc., in the city of Saint Louis
Samuel Cowell.

Mr. SamuelCowell, , whose place of business is at No. 802
Levee, second door north of Morgan street, is a copper, sheet iron and
tin worker, having commenced business in 1857, under rather unfavora-
ble circumstances. In 1865, Mr. Charles Kelley became interested in
the business, but went out in 1866. Mr. Cowell is a native of the Isle
of Man, and by industry and perseverance has brought his business up
to a standing comparing favorably with establishments of a similar char-
acter in St. Louis. He is now engaged, in addition to his other business,
in the manufacture of stoves and stills, and has made a valuable im-
provement on hotel and steamboat cooking stoves, being awarded a pre-
mium therefor, at the seventh annual State Fair in St. Louis. He has a
capital stock of $10,000, employs several salesmen and six hands, and
his sales are very extensive throughout the west.