Among the many large wholesale houses in St. Louis, is that of A. F.
Shapleigh & Co.company , dealers in hardware, cutlery, guns, heavy
goods, etc., No. 414 Main street. This firm keeps an assortment of
goods, complete in every particular — tools for the mechanic, tools for
the farmer, tools for the professional man, tools for the laborer, and, in
short, tools for all classes of people, They are liberal-dealers, doing an
immense business, and richly deserving the patronage so liberally be-
stowed upon their house.