The Story of a Great City in a Nutshell (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Story of a Great City in a Nutshell A tool shed and several log cabins were put together in an Open space which was afterward platted into the block now bounded by Washington Avenue, Broadway, St. Charles and Sixth Streets. The settlement was named by Laclede himself. Though the territory had been ceded to Spain in 1762, Laclede - a native of Bion, in Southern France - named the trading post after the patron saint of his sovereign, Louis XV. There was no disposition among the hardy pioneers to transfer ...

The Story of a Great City in a Nutshell (Classic Reprint) 2017, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781332774043

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