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

Bender & Etell are importers and wholesale dealers in fancy
dry goods, No. 502 North Main street. This also is an old house, started
by Geo.Bender, and Theo.Htldenbraudt, in 1855. In[ January, 1862,
Mr. Fred.Etzel, became associated1 with Mr. Bender, Mr. H. retiring.
A good house, doing and excellent business, and giving employment to
ten clerks.