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31.  1860 Census of the United States statistics of slave states.

1860 Census of the United States statistics of slave states. 



1860

32.  Henry Shaw's townhouse at 7th and Locust Streets in downtown St. Louis, Shaw is visible standing on balcony.

Henry Shaw's townhouse at 7th and Locust Streets in downtown St. Louis, Shaw is visible standing on balcony. Copy of daguerreotype made around 1851. 



1851

33.  Henry Shaw in 1851 on balcony of his townhouse at the corner of 7th and Locust Streets in downtown St. Louis.

Henry Shaw in 1851 on balcony of his townhouse at 7th and Locust image from from daguerrotype. Copy by Erker Bros. Optical Co., dated March 30, 1912. 



1851

34.  Tower Grove House, the country estate of Henry Shaw as it appeared in his lifetime.

View of Tower Grove House showing the original east wing from 1849 which would later be removed and rebuilt. 



1890

35.  Shaw, Henry

Portrait of Henry Shaw standing holding papers taken in 1858. 



1858

36.  Shaw, Henry

Photographic reproduction of painting of Henry Shaw, 1835. 




37.  Shaw, Henry

Emile L. Herzinger watercolor portrait of Henry Shaw, 1859. 



1859

38.  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. 




39.  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

40.  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

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