Edwards' annual directory to the inhabitants, institutions, incorporated companies, business, business firms, manufacturing establishments, etc., in the city of Saint Louis
Smith 4 Beggs.

The Lafayette Foundry, is an incorporated eompany, represented by
Anthony w.west Smith, and JohnstonBeggs, , under the firm-name of
Smith & Beggs , manufacturers of portable and stationary steam
engines, boilers, circular saw and grist mills, sugar mills, tobacco ma-
chinery, and moit everything connected with iron and brass castings.
Their place of business is on the northeast corner of Main and Morgan
streets, and was commenced by Messrs. s.south & B. on the 1st of September,1864, under rather unfavorable circumstances, yet by perseverance and
industry, they have built up a trade of $175,000 per annum upon a cap-
ital of $25,000. To carry on their business requires three buildings, di-
vided into five departments, an engine of twenty-five horse power, with
a boiler twenty-two by forty feet, four fourmen, one salesman and sixty