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

Another large wholesale clothing house, is that of Stringer,
Allen & Co.company , Nos. 601 and 603 North Main street. The business
wsts started in 1836, by J. & w.west Van Deventer ; was changed in 1865
to P. L. Van Deventer & Co.company , and assumed its present firm name in 1860
The present proprietors are T.Stringer, , New York, L. L.Allen, and
J. VanNorstrand, , of this city. Capital invested* $350,000; sales,
$200,000 yearly.