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

Mr. JamesLittle, is an extensive dealer in hardware, stove
castings and stoves, and also a manufacturer of copper, tin and sheet
iron ware. Jjis place of business is at the corner of Main and Market
streets. Mr. L. is emphatically" a St. Louis man—born and reared to his
business in our city. " In 1862, he purchased the establishment, of which
he is now sole proprietor, from Mr. John Mulligan. His business is
now divided into two departments, giving employment to a large num-
ber of hands whose average wages amount to several hundred dollars
per week, and his yearly sales reach one hundred thousand dollars. The
wares he manufactures are principally stoves and stove eastings; among
the former, is his celebrated camp stove, patented in 1857, a valuable
improvement among the endless variety of stoves extant. This estab-
lishment ranks as number one among those of like character in any por-
tion of the west.