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

10 North Main street, is one of the largest in the Western states. It
was established in 1832, by DavisfcSjamford, , with &:eapital of about
$500,000. Subsequently, s.south G.Davis, became sole proprietor , and then
the present firm came into existence. Twenty *ne men are required to
carry on the'r business. It is such house^as thia;which give cbaracter
to the business of our city.