St. Louis: An Informal History of the City and Its People, 1764-1865

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Missouri History Museum, 1991 - History - 568 pages
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Contents

Introduction
v
Acknowledgments
viii
Part
10
Monsieur Laclede and Madame Chouteau
12
St Louis Becomes a Capital
28
War and Rumors of War
36
Struggle for Empire
48
The Creoles
50
Flush Times
206
Diversions
230
Troubled Times
258
Art Thou He That Troubleth Israel?
276
Ending and Beginnings
296
The Valley Queen
324
Westward the Course of Empire
366
18501865
394

The Royal Family of the Wilderness
86
The Transfer
108
Part II
122
Intrigue in Canaan
124
Growing Pains
148
Saints among the Sinners
170
Bloody Island
188
Part III
189
18211850
204
Slaves and Freedom
396
St Louis in the 1850s
412
Camp Jackson
462
Fremonts Hundred Days
492
We Are the Revolution
516
Suggested Readings
552
Index
557
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About the author (1991)

Candace O'Connor is a St. Louis writer who has written for magazines and newspapers and scripted and coproduced a PBS documentary, Oh Freedom After While.

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