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71.  Henry Shaw Cutlery Warehouse.

Henry Shaw Cutlery Warehouse, exterior. North 2nd Street. 



1978

72.  Henry Shaw and slavery.

While a young merchant in St. Louis Shaw began buying enslaved persons in the 1820s. In 1850 Shaw owned nine and by 1853 eleven; 1860 census records list eight enslaved persons. As with the 1850 census, their names were not listed. Please see the historical timeline for more information. 




73.  Bill of sale for purchase of male enslaved person, Peach, by Henry Shaw in 1828.

Bill of sale for purchase of male enslaved person, Peach, by Henry Shaw in 1828. 



1828

74.  Windstorm and hail damage, 1 Sep 46

Windstorm and hail damage 1 Sep 46. Catalpa trees planted by Henry Shaw. 




75.  Windstorm and hail damage, 1 Sep 46

Windstorm and hail damage 1 Sep 46. Henry Shaw brick wall in Linnean Garden broken by Tree of Heaven. MBG Bul 35, 1947, pg. 8. Same as PHO 2005-0549. 




76.  Bill of sale for purchase of female enslaved person, Juliette, by Henry Shaw in 1836.

Bill of sale for purchase of female enslaved person, Juliette, by Henry Shaw in 1836. See PHO2020-0029. 



1836

77.  Bill of sale for purchase of female enslaved person, Juliette, by Henry Shaw in 1836. Image is of back of record.

Bill of sale for purchase of female enslaved person, Juliette, by Henry Shaw in 1836. Image is of back of record. See PHO2020-0028. 



1836

78.  Bill of sale for purchase of enslaved person, Jim, by Henry Shaw in 1852. Back of record. Indicates that Jim ran away in May 1855.

Bill of sale for purchase of enslaved person, Jim, by Henry Shaw in 1852. Back of record. Jim was most likely the unidentified male captured with Esther, her two children, and Mary Meachum in their bid for freedom in May of 1855. See PHO2020-0040. 



1852

79.  Receipt from bounty hunter, Bernard Lynch to Henry Shaw for tracking and return of escaped enslaved person, Sarah and her child, dated June 17th, 1854.

Receipt from bounty hunter, Bernard Lynch to Henry Shaw for tracking and return of escaped enslaved person, Sarah and her child, dated June 17th, 1854. 



1854

80.  Receipt from bounty hunter, Bernard Lynch to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred boarding captive enslaved persons, Sarah and Esther. Costs incurred arresting Esther and her subsequent sale to John D. Fondren of Vicksburg for $350. Dated July 30th, 1855.

Receipt from bounty hunter, Bernard Lynch to Henry Shaw itemizing costs incurred boarding captive enslaved persons, Sarah and Esther. Costs incurred arresting Esther and her subsequent sale to John D. Fondren of Vicksburg for $350. Dated July 30th, 1855. See PHO2020-0044. 



1855

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