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Deed of sale, for land in Franklinton, Ross County, Ohio. John Blair to John Kelly

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. Reine Guilgourt to Marie Philippe Leduc

Transfer of title, pending payment of debt, St. Louis City. Joseph Hertzog and wife to James Morrison

Transfer of title, of land in St. Louis city to Louis A. Benoist, at public auction due to debt of Paulette Dejardin, brought against him by John Baptiste Bouvet. Executed by Robert Simpson, Sheriff of St. Louis County. Attached: January 26, 1827, copy of instructions to Sheriff Simpson to recover the debt, from Archibald Gamble, Clerk of St. Louis County; and February 10, 1827. Copy of statement of intent by Sheriff Simpson to offer the property at public auction

Promissory note, binding land in St. Louis County as collateral on the debt of Francis Robidoux and Michel Laderoute to Michael Rourke

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. Francois Robidoux and wife to Michael Rourke. Certified by Thomas Sappington and recorded by Archibald Gamble

Bill of sale, male slave called James. St. Louis city. By John Simonds, Jr. to George Collier

Legal brief. Testimony to St. Louis Court sitting as a Court of Chancery by Michael Rourke claiming title to land in St. Louis city by default of Christian Wilt and Joseph Hertzog and their heirs

Decree by Circuit Court of St. Louis sitting as Court of Chancery. Michael Rourke vs. Edward Hempstead et al. Transfers title to disputed land in St. Louis city to Rourke unless appealed within five years. Judge William C. Carr. Certified and recorded by Archibald Gamble

Morris Johnson and Clem. [Tingtry], Philadelphia, to George Collier, St. Louis, concerning a business matter

The Town House. Minutes of meeting of [Committee] concerned with establishing a Public Hospital in the City of St. Louis. George Collier elected President and Josiah Spaulding, Secretary. Incorporated as "Managers of the St. Louis Hospital." Minutes approved and signed as proof of agreement to incorporate by: John Mullanphy, Joseph C. Laveille, Bernard Pratte, Thornton Grimsley, John O'Fallon, Daniel D. Page, James Clemens Jr., Peter Lindell, George Collier, David B. Hill, Martin Thomas, Augustus Kerr, William C. Carr, William C. Clark, William H. Ashley, Peter Ferguson, William F. Pococke, Michael Reily, Josiah Spaulding, George F. Strother, Paschal Cerre, George Morton and Herbert Guian

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Louise A. Benoist to Anne Collet. Also grants right of way privilege and use of a well on nearby property. Certified by [M.P. Leduc], recorded by Archibald Gamble

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Ann Collett to Edward Tracy on behalf of Sophia C. Collett

Deed of sale, for land in Carondelet, Missouri. From John Voets and wife to Frederick Dent

Bill of sale, male slave named Lewis Carrico. St. Louis, Missouri. By Reuben Musick to William M. Morrison

Bill of sale for male slave called John Henry, aged 20. St. Louis City. By Louis Yosti to George Collier. Yosti had obtained the slave from Elisha McClelland in payment for debts

Testimony of Patrick Walsh, Notary Public, St. Louis City, of failure of [H.P. Miller] to meet a promissory note, on behalf of The Bank of the State of Missouri; attached: February 1, 1838. Promissory note

Deed of sale, for land in Carondelet, Missouri. By [Saugrain] Michau and wife to Josette Wilson

Land grant, St. Louis County, Missouri. To William G. Pettus. Proxy signature of John Tyler as President. Recorded in Lincoln County, Missouri, October 2, 1855

Lease for land in Carondelet, Missouri. By the Board of Trustees, Town of Carondelet to Patrick L. McLoughlin and John R. Dicks. Part of second sheet is missing

Bil of sale, two male slaves. New Orleans, Louisiana. By Silas Craig of Chicot County, Arkansas, to James W. Goslee and Rufus J. Lackland of St. Louis, Missouri

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County, Missouri. By inhabitants of town of Carondelet to Patrick l. McLaughlin and John R. Dicks. Incomplete

Deed of sale, for land in the Town of Carondelet, Missouri. By inhabitants of the town to Frederick Dent

Transfer of title, of land in St. Louis city as collaterial on debts of Frederick Lack and wife to Joseph Sale, Jr., [on behalf of] George Oslow

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By George Ouslow and wife to Frederick Lack

U.S. Patent Office. Refister of patent to McClintock Young of Frederick, Maryland, for improvements in combined rake and reel for harvestors. [Signed] by Jacob Thompson, Commissioner of Patents. Attached: Statement by M. Young attesting to his invention, witnessed by A.B. Stoughton and E. Cohen; Also attached: drawing of the invention and signed statement and seal of E.P. Holloway, Commissioner of Patents

Land grant, for land near Springfield, Missouri. John Bracy to Basil Beall. Proxy signature of Abraham Lincoln, as President. Recorded in Jefferson County, Missouri, by Samuel B. LaForce, 1870: November 9

Brief of suit, Randolf County, Missouri. Jonathan [Chestnutwood], Administrator of John Goeble, deceased vs. Catherine Lord, et al. over settlement of estate of John Goeble

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County. By Trustees of the Cumberland Presbyterian German Church, (Gethsemane Congregation), to Joseph Peters

Legal brief, St. Louis City, Missouri. Charles A. Fritz, Samuel Wainwright and Peter Klingel vs. Maurice Schuster (defendant). Petition to establish land rights, by attorney for the plaintifs, unidentified

Deed of sale with mortgage, for land in St. Louis City. By Frederick Gelfort to James E. Kairne and David F. Kairne, guaranteed by Benjamin Lynds

Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. Sheroff's dead for land of James Portes sold at public auction for debt of mortgage to James Rose

Legal brief, St. Louis City, Missouri. Charles A. Fritz, Samuel Wainwright and Peter Klingel va. Maurice Schuster, pleading for the defendant on basis of amended petition by attorney Henry Hitchcock

Receipts for rent paid by Joseph Peters to Mary L. Tyler: March 31, 1869; March 31, 1869; December 31, 1872; September 30, 1872

Brief of suit, Camp Khamgaon, India. Albert Vinay, plaintif, vs. C. Smith and Co., for failure to pay wages. Summation of the decision; case lost

Deed of trust, swamp and overflowed lands, Dunklin, Missouri. Transfer of title of lands described therein to Dunklin County, Missouri, from the State of Missouri. [Proxy signature] of Joseph W. McClurg, Governor of Missouri. Recorded by Register of Lands, State of Missouri, 1874: November 5

Will of Bernard Crickard. Some figures in autograph in margin. "For Judge Madill with complements of S. Simmons" in autograph on first page

Promissory note, St. Louis [A.L.] Levy to Joseph Peters

Deed of mortgage for land in St. Louis City. Joseph Peters and wife to John H, Conrades, Adolphus Wippern and The Franklin Avenue German Savings Institution, lenders. Signed statements by various individuals

Will of William S. Ervins of St. Louis city, Missouri, as recorded in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Attached: Proof of witnesses, etc

Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. By Charles H. Wells to Philip Bluestar, trustee for Mary Wilson. Land sold on account of debt of Constantino Giamboni

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County, Missouri. By William C. Hull and wife of Westport, Connecticut, to Martha Louisa Hull of Hardeman County, Tennessee

Joseph Peters Furniture Co. Description of the factory, with a drawing

Deed of sale, for land in [McLunnarnd, Texas]. By J.A. McKissack to J. Anderson

Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. By John Henry Donnewald and wife, et al, to John Kaimann

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis City known as Cardondelet Common Fields. By Margaret J. Yore to John McFarland of Lexington, Kentucky

Deed of sale, for land in Morgan, Bosque County, Texas. By A. Peterson and wife to Joseph Peters Furniture Co., St. Louis, Missouri

Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln, County, Missouri. By John Kaimann and wife to Thomas Stringer

Receipt for rent of Joseph Peters Furniture Co. to David Ranken, Jr., St. Louis

Acceptance as Executors, Fayette County, Kentucky. Typescript [carbon?] agreement for Eric Bergland and William C. McFarland to execute the will of John McFarland. Attested to by attached statement of Lewis Clark, Fayette County Court

World's Columbian Exposition. Report of expenses and profits of concessions

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By David Ranken, Jr., to Joseph Peters Furniture Co.

Joseph Peters Furniture Co. Account of shareholders meeting. Signed by Joseph Peters, President, and Joseph A. Steinmeyer, Secretary. Copy filed in the Record Office

Circular, printed, advertising lots of land for housing estate called South Overland Park

Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By George Ouslow and wife to Augusta Heger

Haughton, Ida Cochran to Albert Blair of San Francisco reporting her genealogical search of Captain John Blair

Abstract of title, for land in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois. Abstract of the conveyances of record

Abstract of title, for land in Shiloh, Illinois, in behalf of Federal Land Bank, St. Louis, Missouri. Land deed to State of Illinois for public road purposes

Circular, printed, advertising a housing estate called McNamee Heights, St. Louis County

Notice of claim to an invention to improve harvesting machines by W.P. Penn, Jacob Geiss and Jacob Brosins of Beleville, Illinois. Process described; drawings mentioned in text not attached

Abstract of title, for land in Shiloh, Illinois, in behalf of [Federal Land Bank, St. Louis, Missouri]. Statement of conveyances and encumbrances



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Title: Robert B. Snow Collection, 1802-1933Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1802-1933

ID: MS/MS/ms105

Primary Creator: Snow, Robert B.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 01/00/1973

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists primarily of historical documents relating to the city and county of St. Louis, with some items relating to other geographical areas. Included are deeds of sale for land and slaves, transfers of title for land, land grants, abstracts of title, legal briefs, court decrees, rent receipts, promissory notes, and wills. Of particular note are the minutes of a committee concerned with establishing a public hospital in St. Louis, dated May 2, 1831, and signed by the committee members including many prominent St. Louisans of the time. Miscellaneous items include two letters, a patent register, a report of expenses and profits of concessions at the World’s Columbian Exposition at Chicago, two printed circulars advertising lots for sale in St. Louis County subdivisions, circa 1904. Several items relate to the Joseph Peters Furniture Co., one of the most prominent furniture manufacturers in the city in the late 19th century.

Collection Historical Note

Robert Bruce Snow (February 18, 1864 - ) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and involved in wholesale woodenware and willow ware trade, wholesale paper, stock brokerage business, and real estate.  He was educated in public school and Smith’s Academy. He was one of the fifty organizers of the St. Louis Mining Stock Exchange.

Administrative Information

Repository: MS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of Robert B. Snow

Acquisition Method: Accession number 1396

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: Processed April 1976


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[Folder 1: Deed of sale, for land in Franklinton, Ross County, Ohio. John Blair to John Kelly, 1802: February 20],
[Folder 2: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. Reine Guilgourt to Marie Philippe Leduc, 1815: September 29],
[Folder 3: Transfer of title, pending payment of debt, St. Louis City. Joseph Hertzog and wife to James Morrison, 1822: May 16],
[Folder 4: Transfer of title, of land in St. Louis city to Louis A. Benoist, at public auction due to debt of Paulette Dejardin, brought against him by John Baptiste Bouvet. Executed by Robert Simpson, Sheriff of St. Louis County. Attached: January 26, 1827, copy of instructions to Sheriff Simpson to recover the debt, from Archibald Gamble, Clerk of St. Louis County; and February 10, 1827. Copy of statement of intent by Sheriff Simpson to offer the property at public auction, 1827: April 12],
[Folder 5: Promissory note, binding land in St. Louis County as collateral on the debt of Francis Robidoux and Michel Laderoute to Michael Rourke, 1828: February 12],
[Folder 6: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. Francois Robidoux and wife to Michael Rourke. Certified by Thomas Sappington and recorded by Archibald Gamble, 1828: February 11],
[Folder 7: Bill of sale, male slave called James. St. Louis city. By John Simonds, Jr. to George Collier, 1829: August 29],
[Folder 8: Legal brief. Testimony to St. Louis Court sitting as a Court of Chancery by Michael Rourke claiming title to land in St. Louis city by default of Christian Wilt and Joseph Hertzog and their heirs, 1830],
[Folder 9: Decree by Circuit Court of St. Louis sitting as Court of Chancery. Michael Rourke vs. Edward Hempstead et al. Transfers title to disputed land in St. Louis city to Rourke unless appealed within five years. Judge William C. Carr. Certified and recorded by Archibald Gamble, 1830: April 20],
[Folder 10: Morris Johnson and Clem. [Tingtry], Philadelphia, to George Collier, St. Louis, concerning a business matter, 1831: January 5],
[Folder 11: The Town House. Minutes of meeting of [Committee] concerned with establishing a Public Hospital in the City of St. Louis. George Collier elected President and Josiah Spaulding, Secretary. Incorporated as "Managers of the St. Louis Hospital." Minutes approved and signed as proof of agreement to incorporate by: John Mullanphy, Joseph C. Laveille, Bernard Pratte, Thornton Grimsley, John O'Fallon, Daniel D. Page, James Clemens Jr., Peter Lindell, George Collier, David B. Hill, Martin Thomas, Augustus Kerr, William C. Carr, William C. Clark, William H. Ashley, Peter Ferguson, William F. Pococke, Michael Reily, Josiah Spaulding, George F. Strother, Paschal Cerre, George Morton and Herbert Guian, 1831: May 2],
[Folder 12: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Louise A. Benoist to Anne Collet. Also grants right of way privilege and use of a well on nearby property. Certified by [M.P. Leduc], recorded by Archibald Gamble, 1831: June 9],
[Folder 13: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Ann Collett to Edward Tracy on behalf of Sophia C. Collett, 1832: July 10],
[Folder 14: Deed of sale, for land in Carondelet, Missouri. From John Voets and wife to Frederick Dent, 1836: March 22],
[Folder 15: Bill of sale, male slave named Lewis Carrico. St. Louis, Missouri. By Reuben Musick to William M. Morrison, 1836: April 25],
[Folder 16: Bill of sale for male slave called John Henry, aged 20. St. Louis City. By Louis Yosti to George Collier. Yosti had obtained the slave from Elisha McClelland in payment for debts],
[Folder 17: Testimony of Patrick Walsh, Notary Public, St. Louis City, of failure of [H.P. Miller] to meet a promissory note, on behalf of The Bank of the State of Missouri; attached: February 1, 1838. Promissory note, 1839: Feburary 4],
[Folder 18: Deed of sale, for land in Carondelet, Missouri. By [Saugrain] Michau and wife to Josette Wilson, 1841: March 8],
[Folder 19: Land grant, St. Louis County, Missouri. To William G. Pettus. Proxy signature of John Tyler as President. Recorded in Lincoln County, Missouri, October 2, 1855, 1841: December 10],
[Folder 20: Lease for land in Carondelet, Missouri. By the Board of Trustees, Town of Carondelet to Patrick L. McLoughlin and John R. Dicks. Part of second sheet is missing, 1845: January 18],
[Folder 21: Bil of sale, two male slaves. New Orleans, Louisiana. By Silas Craig of Chicot County, Arkansas, to James W. Goslee and Rufus J. Lackland of St. Louis, Missouri, 1845: February 14],
[Folder 22: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County, Missouri. By inhabitants of town of Carondelet to Patrick l. McLaughlin and John R. Dicks. Incomplete, 1845: April 1],
[Folder 23: Deed of sale, for land in the Town of Carondelet, Missouri. By inhabitants of the town to Frederick Dent, 1848: April 1],
[Folder 24: Transfer of title, of land in St. Louis city as collaterial on debts of Frederick Lack and wife to Joseph Sale, Jr., [on behalf of] George Oslow, 1858: April 15],
[Folder 25: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By George Ouslow and wife to Frederick Lack, 1858: April 15],
[Folder 26: U.S. Patent Office. Refister of patent to McClintock Young of Frederick, Maryland, for improvements in combined rake and reel for harvestors. [Signed] by Jacob Thompson, Commissioner of Patents. Attached: Statement by M. Young attesting to his invention, witnessed by A.B. Stoughton and E. Cohen; Also attached: drawing of the invention and signed statement and seal of E.P. Holloway, Commissioner of Patents, 1860: September 18],
[Folder 27: Land grant, for land near Springfield, Missouri. John Bracy to Basil Beall. Proxy signature of Abraham Lincoln, as President. Recorded in Jefferson County, Missouri, by Samuel B. LaForce, 1870: November 9, 1861: June 1],
[Folder 28: Brief of suit, Randolf County, Missouri. Jonathan [Chestnutwood], Administrator of John Goeble, deceased vs. Catherine Lord, et al. over settlement of estate of John Goeble, 1863: April],
[Folder 29: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County. By Trustees of the Cumberland Presbyterian German Church, (Gethsemane Congregation), to Joseph Peters, 1866: April 16],
[Folder 30: Legal brief, St. Louis City, Missouri. Charles A. Fritz, Samuel Wainwright and Peter Klingel vs. Maurice Schuster (defendant). Petition to establish land rights, by attorney for the plaintifs, unidentified, 1867: February],
[Folder 31: Deed of sale with mortgage, for land in St. Louis City. By Frederick Gelfort to James E. Kairne and David F. Kairne, guaranteed by Benjamin Lynds, 1867: August 1],
[Folder 32: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. Sheroff's dead for land of James Portes sold at public auction for debt of mortgage to James Rose, 1867: September 28],
[Folder 33: Legal brief, St. Louis City, Missouri. Charles A. Fritz, Samuel Wainwright and Peter Klingel va. Maurice Schuster, pleading for the defendant on basis of amended petition by attorney Henry Hitchcock, 1867: October],
[Folder 34: Receipts for rent paid by Joseph Peters to Mary L. Tyler: March 31, 1869; March 31, 1869; December 31, 1872; September 30, 1872, 1868-1872],
[Folder 35: Brief of suit, Camp Khamgaon, India. Albert Vinay, plaintif, vs. C. Smith and Co., for failure to pay wages. Summation of the decision; case lost, 1868: October 6],
[Folder 36: Deed of trust, swamp and overflowed lands, Dunklin, Missouri. Transfer of title of lands described therein to Dunklin County, Missouri, from the State of Missouri. [Proxy signature] of Joseph W. McClurg, Governor of Missouri. Recorded by Register of Lands, State of Missouri, 1874: November 5, 1870: April 9],
[Folder 37: Will of Bernard Crickard. Some figures in autograph in margin. "For Judge Madill with complements of S. Simmons" in autograph on first page, 1872: November 2],
[Folder 38: Promissory note, St. Louis [A.L.] Levy to Joseph Peters, 1872: November 14],
[Folder 39: Deed of mortgage for land in St. Louis City. Joseph Peters and wife to John H, Conrades, Adolphus Wippern and The Franklin Avenue German Savings Institution, lenders. Signed statements by various individuals, 1873: January 14],
[Folder 40: Will of William S. Ervins of St. Louis city, Missouri, as recorded in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Attached: Proof of witnesses, etc, 1873: September 10],
[Folder 41: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. By Charles H. Wells to Philip Bluestar, trustee for Mary Wilson. Land sold on account of debt of Constantino Giamboni, 1874: November 21],
[Folder 42: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County, Missouri. By William C. Hull and wife of Westport, Connecticut, to Martha Louisa Hull of Hardeman County, Tennessee, 1879: February 19],
[Folder 43: Joseph Peters Furniture Co. Description of the factory, with a drawing, 1880: May 14],
[Folder 44: Deed of sale, for land in [McLunnarnd, Texas]. By J.A. McKissack to J. Anderson, 1880: July 19],
[Folder 45: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. By John Henry Donnewald and wife, et al, to John Kaimann, 1881: April 4],
[Folder 46: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis City known as Cardondelet Common Fields. By Margaret J. Yore to John McFarland of Lexington, Kentucky, 1881: April 22],
[Folder 47: Deed of sale, for land in Morgan, Bosque County, Texas. By A. Peterson and wife to Joseph Peters Furniture Co., St. Louis, Missouri, 1883: October 5],
[Folder 48: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln, County, Missouri. By John Kaimann and wife to Thomas Stringer, 1885: March 13],
[Folder 49: Receipt for rent of Joseph Peters Furniture Co. to David Ranken, Jr., St. Louis, 1890: January 20],
[Folder 50: Acceptance as Executors, Fayette County, Kentucky. Typescript [carbon?] agreement for Eric Bergland and William C. McFarland to execute the will of John McFarland. Attested to by attached statement of Lewis Clark, Fayette County Court, 1890: July 30],
[Folder 51: World's Columbian Exposition. Report of expenses and profits of concessions, 1893],
[Folder 52: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By David Ranken, Jr., to Joseph Peters Furniture Co., 1893: April 26],
[Folder 53: Joseph Peters Furniture Co. Account of shareholders meeting. Signed by Joseph Peters, President, and Joseph A. Steinmeyer, Secretary. Copy filed in the Record Office, 1894: September 19],
[Folder 54: Circular, printed, advertising lots of land for housing estate called South Overland Park, 1904],
[Folder 55: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By George Ouslow and wife to Augusta Heger, 1905: September 26],
[Folder 56: Haughton, Ida Cochran to Albert Blair of San Francisco reporting her genealogical search of Captain John Blair, 1905: September 26],
[Folder 57: Abstract of title, for land in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois. Abstract of the conveyances of record, 1927],
[Folder 58: Abstract of title, for land in Shiloh, Illinois, in behalf of Federal Land Bank, St. Louis, Missouri. Land deed to State of Illinois for public road purposes, 1933],
[Folder 59: Circular, printed, advertising a housing estate called McNamee Heights, St. Louis County, no date],
[Folder 60: Notice of claim to an invention to improve harvesting machines by W.P. Penn, Jacob Geiss and Jacob Brosins of Beleville, Illinois. Process described; drawings mentioned in text not attached, No date],
[Folder 61: Abstract of title, for land in Shiloh, Illinois, in behalf of [Federal Land Bank, St. Louis, Missouri]. Statement of conveyances and encumbrances, No date],
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Folder 13: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Ann Collett to Edward Tracy on behalf of Sophia C. Collett, 1832: July 10Add to your cart.
Autograph draft, signed. 4 pages

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[Folder 1: Deed of sale, for land in Franklinton, Ross County, Ohio. John Blair to John Kelly, 1802: February 20],
[Folder 2: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. Reine Guilgourt to Marie Philippe Leduc, 1815: September 29],
[Folder 3: Transfer of title, pending payment of debt, St. Louis City. Joseph Hertzog and wife to James Morrison, 1822: May 16],
[Folder 4: Transfer of title, of land in St. Louis city to Louis A. Benoist, at public auction due to debt of Paulette Dejardin, brought against him by John Baptiste Bouvet. Executed by Robert Simpson, Sheriff of St. Louis County. Attached: January 26, 1827, copy of instructions to Sheriff Simpson to recover the debt, from Archibald Gamble, Clerk of St. Louis County; and February 10, 1827. Copy of statement of intent by Sheriff Simpson to offer the property at public auction, 1827: April 12],
[Folder 5: Promissory note, binding land in St. Louis County as collateral on the debt of Francis Robidoux and Michel Laderoute to Michael Rourke, 1828: February 12],
[Folder 6: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. Francois Robidoux and wife to Michael Rourke. Certified by Thomas Sappington and recorded by Archibald Gamble, 1828: February 11],
[Folder 7: Bill of sale, male slave called James. St. Louis city. By John Simonds, Jr. to George Collier, 1829: August 29],
[Folder 8: Legal brief. Testimony to St. Louis Court sitting as a Court of Chancery by Michael Rourke claiming title to land in St. Louis city by default of Christian Wilt and Joseph Hertzog and their heirs, 1830],
[Folder 9: Decree by Circuit Court of St. Louis sitting as Court of Chancery. Michael Rourke vs. Edward Hempstead et al. Transfers title to disputed land in St. Louis city to Rourke unless appealed within five years. Judge William C. Carr. Certified and recorded by Archibald Gamble, 1830: April 20],
[Folder 10: Morris Johnson and Clem. [Tingtry], Philadelphia, to George Collier, St. Louis, concerning a business matter, 1831: January 5],
[Folder 11: The Town House. Minutes of meeting of [Committee] concerned with establishing a Public Hospital in the City of St. Louis. George Collier elected President and Josiah Spaulding, Secretary. Incorporated as "Managers of the St. Louis Hospital." Minutes approved and signed as proof of agreement to incorporate by: John Mullanphy, Joseph C. Laveille, Bernard Pratte, Thornton Grimsley, John O'Fallon, Daniel D. Page, James Clemens Jr., Peter Lindell, George Collier, David B. Hill, Martin Thomas, Augustus Kerr, William C. Carr, William C. Clark, William H. Ashley, Peter Ferguson, William F. Pococke, Michael Reily, Josiah Spaulding, George F. Strother, Paschal Cerre, George Morton and Herbert Guian, 1831: May 2],
[Folder 12: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Louise A. Benoist to Anne Collet. Also grants right of way privilege and use of a well on nearby property. Certified by [M.P. Leduc], recorded by Archibald Gamble, 1831: June 9],
[Folder 13: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. From Ann Collett to Edward Tracy on behalf of Sophia C. Collett, 1832: July 10],
[Folder 14: Deed of sale, for land in Carondelet, Missouri. From John Voets and wife to Frederick Dent, 1836: March 22],
[Folder 15: Bill of sale, male slave named Lewis Carrico. St. Louis, Missouri. By Reuben Musick to William M. Morrison, 1836: April 25],
[Folder 16: Bill of sale for male slave called John Henry, aged 20. St. Louis City. By Louis Yosti to George Collier. Yosti had obtained the slave from Elisha McClelland in payment for debts],
[Folder 17: Testimony of Patrick Walsh, Notary Public, St. Louis City, of failure of [H.P. Miller] to meet a promissory note, on behalf of The Bank of the State of Missouri; attached: February 1, 1838. Promissory note, 1839: Feburary 4],
[Folder 18: Deed of sale, for land in Carondelet, Missouri. By [Saugrain] Michau and wife to Josette Wilson, 1841: March 8],
[Folder 19: Land grant, St. Louis County, Missouri. To William G. Pettus. Proxy signature of John Tyler as President. Recorded in Lincoln County, Missouri, October 2, 1855, 1841: December 10],
[Folder 20: Lease for land in Carondelet, Missouri. By the Board of Trustees, Town of Carondelet to Patrick L. McLoughlin and John R. Dicks. Part of second sheet is missing, 1845: January 18],
[Folder 21: Bil of sale, two male slaves. New Orleans, Louisiana. By Silas Craig of Chicot County, Arkansas, to James W. Goslee and Rufus J. Lackland of St. Louis, Missouri, 1845: February 14],
[Folder 22: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County, Missouri. By inhabitants of town of Carondelet to Patrick l. McLaughlin and John R. Dicks. Incomplete, 1845: April 1],
[Folder 23: Deed of sale, for land in the Town of Carondelet, Missouri. By inhabitants of the town to Frederick Dent, 1848: April 1],
[Folder 24: Transfer of title, of land in St. Louis city as collaterial on debts of Frederick Lack and wife to Joseph Sale, Jr., [on behalf of] George Oslow, 1858: April 15],
[Folder 25: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By George Ouslow and wife to Frederick Lack, 1858: April 15],
[Folder 26: U.S. Patent Office. Refister of patent to McClintock Young of Frederick, Maryland, for improvements in combined rake and reel for harvestors. [Signed] by Jacob Thompson, Commissioner of Patents. Attached: Statement by M. Young attesting to his invention, witnessed by A.B. Stoughton and E. Cohen; Also attached: drawing of the invention and signed statement and seal of E.P. Holloway, Commissioner of Patents, 1860: September 18],
[Folder 27: Land grant, for land near Springfield, Missouri. John Bracy to Basil Beall. Proxy signature of Abraham Lincoln, as President. Recorded in Jefferson County, Missouri, by Samuel B. LaForce, 1870: November 9, 1861: June 1],
[Folder 28: Brief of suit, Randolf County, Missouri. Jonathan [Chestnutwood], Administrator of John Goeble, deceased vs. Catherine Lord, et al. over settlement of estate of John Goeble, 1863: April],
[Folder 29: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County. By Trustees of the Cumberland Presbyterian German Church, (Gethsemane Congregation), to Joseph Peters, 1866: April 16],
[Folder 30: Legal brief, St. Louis City, Missouri. Charles A. Fritz, Samuel Wainwright and Peter Klingel vs. Maurice Schuster (defendant). Petition to establish land rights, by attorney for the plaintifs, unidentified, 1867: February],
[Folder 31: Deed of sale with mortgage, for land in St. Louis City. By Frederick Gelfort to James E. Kairne and David F. Kairne, guaranteed by Benjamin Lynds, 1867: August 1],
[Folder 32: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. Sheroff's dead for land of James Portes sold at public auction for debt of mortgage to James Rose, 1867: September 28],
[Folder 33: Legal brief, St. Louis City, Missouri. Charles A. Fritz, Samuel Wainwright and Peter Klingel va. Maurice Schuster, pleading for the defendant on basis of amended petition by attorney Henry Hitchcock, 1867: October],
[Folder 34: Receipts for rent paid by Joseph Peters to Mary L. Tyler: March 31, 1869; March 31, 1869; December 31, 1872; September 30, 1872, 1868-1872],
[Folder 35: Brief of suit, Camp Khamgaon, India. Albert Vinay, plaintif, vs. C. Smith and Co., for failure to pay wages. Summation of the decision; case lost, 1868: October 6],
[Folder 36: Deed of trust, swamp and overflowed lands, Dunklin, Missouri. Transfer of title of lands described therein to Dunklin County, Missouri, from the State of Missouri. [Proxy signature] of Joseph W. McClurg, Governor of Missouri. Recorded by Register of Lands, State of Missouri, 1874: November 5, 1870: April 9],
[Folder 37: Will of Bernard Crickard. Some figures in autograph in margin. "For Judge Madill with complements of S. Simmons" in autograph on first page, 1872: November 2],
[Folder 38: Promissory note, St. Louis [A.L.] Levy to Joseph Peters, 1872: November 14],
[Folder 39: Deed of mortgage for land in St. Louis City. Joseph Peters and wife to John H, Conrades, Adolphus Wippern and The Franklin Avenue German Savings Institution, lenders. Signed statements by various individuals, 1873: January 14],
[Folder 40: Will of William S. Ervins of St. Louis city, Missouri, as recorded in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Attached: Proof of witnesses, etc, 1873: September 10],
[Folder 41: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. By Charles H. Wells to Philip Bluestar, trustee for Mary Wilson. Land sold on account of debt of Constantino Giamboni, 1874: November 21],
[Folder 42: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis County, Missouri. By William C. Hull and wife of Westport, Connecticut, to Martha Louisa Hull of Hardeman County, Tennessee, 1879: February 19],
[Folder 43: Joseph Peters Furniture Co. Description of the factory, with a drawing, 1880: May 14],
[Folder 44: Deed of sale, for land in [McLunnarnd, Texas]. By J.A. McKissack to J. Anderson, 1880: July 19],
[Folder 45: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln County, Missouri. By John Henry Donnewald and wife, et al, to John Kaimann, 1881: April 4],
[Folder 46: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis City known as Cardondelet Common Fields. By Margaret J. Yore to John McFarland of Lexington, Kentucky, 1881: April 22],
[Folder 47: Deed of sale, for land in Morgan, Bosque County, Texas. By A. Peterson and wife to Joseph Peters Furniture Co., St. Louis, Missouri, 1883: October 5],
[Folder 48: Deed of sale, for land in Lincoln, County, Missouri. By John Kaimann and wife to Thomas Stringer, 1885: March 13],
[Folder 49: Receipt for rent of Joseph Peters Furniture Co. to David Ranken, Jr., St. Louis, 1890: January 20],
[Folder 50: Acceptance as Executors, Fayette County, Kentucky. Typescript [carbon?] agreement for Eric Bergland and William C. McFarland to execute the will of John McFarland. Attested to by attached statement of Lewis Clark, Fayette County Court, 1890: July 30],
[Folder 51: World's Columbian Exposition. Report of expenses and profits of concessions, 1893],
[Folder 52: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By David Ranken, Jr., to Joseph Peters Furniture Co., 1893: April 26],
[Folder 53: Joseph Peters Furniture Co. Account of shareholders meeting. Signed by Joseph Peters, President, and Joseph A. Steinmeyer, Secretary. Copy filed in the Record Office, 1894: September 19],
[Folder 54: Circular, printed, advertising lots of land for housing estate called South Overland Park, 1904],
[Folder 55: Deed of sale, for land in St. Louis city. By George Ouslow and wife to Augusta Heger, 1905: September 26],
[Folder 56: Haughton, Ida Cochran to Albert Blair of San Francisco reporting her genealogical search of Captain John Blair, 1905: September 26],
[Folder 57: Abstract of title, for land in Paris, Edgar County, Illinois. Abstract of the conveyances of record, 1927],
[Folder 58: Abstract of title, for land in Shiloh, Illinois, in behalf of Federal Land Bank, St. Louis, Missouri. Land deed to State of Illinois for public road purposes, 1933],
[Folder 59: Circular, printed, advertising a housing estate called McNamee Heights, St. Louis County, no date],
[Folder 60: Notice of claim to an invention to improve harvesting machines by W.P. Penn, Jacob Geiss and Jacob Brosins of Beleville, Illinois. Process described; drawings mentioned in text not attached, No date],
[Folder 61: Abstract of title, for land in Shiloh, Illinois, in behalf of [Federal Land Bank, St. Louis, Missouri]. Statement of conveyances and encumbrances, No date],
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