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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Address of Charles Daniel Drake
11/28/1837

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Clipping from the "Missouri Republican" dated 11/28/1837: the address of Charles Daniel Drake at the meeting in Town Hall on Saturday. Page 1.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 To the Whig Young Men of St. Louis
12/5/1837

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 12/5/1837 entitled, "To the Whig Young Men of St. Louis," rallying Whigs in the state to participate in the upcoming state elections, by "A Whig Young Man." Page 1.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Meeting of Whig Young Men of St. Louis
12/9/1837

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article about "meeting of the WHIG YOUNG MEN of the city of St. Louis" on 12/9/1837 by Lewis V. Bogy, chair, and Benjamin F. M'Kenney, secretary. References to Charles Daniel Drake. Pages 1-2.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 To the People of the State of Missouri
1837?

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article entitled, "To the People of the State of Missouri," Prefixed to a handbill edition of the address of the conservatives of New York." Circa 1837. Page 2.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 "We call upon THE PEOPLE"
6/2/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article dated 6/2/1938, first line: "We call upon THE PEOPLE, every where and of all parties to give the speech of the Hon. William K. Bond, Representative in Congress from Ohio ...." Page 2.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 "Adventures of Jonathan Inkball"
1/1/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article dated 1/1/1938 from the "Missouri Republican:" "The Adventures of Jonathan Inkball." Page 3.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 "Judge Lawless"
2/3/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article: "JUDGE LAWLESS alias LAWLESS JUDGE" from "Missouri Republican" dated 2/3/1838. Page 4.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 "Whig Young Men's Meeting"
1838?

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article: "Whig Young Men's Meeting," with references to Charles Daniel Drake. Page 4.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 "Messrs. Wilson and Allen"
6/9/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping dated 6/9/1838 "Messrs. Wilson and Allen...." Page 5.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 "The avowal of the Eastern federalists"
6/11/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article from the "Missouri Republican:" opening phrase: "The avowal of the Eastern federalists ...." Page 5.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 "A few years ago ..."
6/14/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Clipping from the "Missouri Republican" dated 6/14/1838: "A few years ago the country was well: Loco Foco rule has nearly ruined its prosperity...." Page 5.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 "These gentlemen (...Wilson and Allen)"
6/12/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article from the "Missouri Republican" dated 6/12/1838: "These gentlemen, (Messrs. Wilson and Allen) ... are the humble disciples of Henry Clay." Page 5.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 "We call upon our friends in the country"
6/13/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article from "Missouri Republican" dated 6/13/1838: "We call upon our friends in the country to meet Allen and Wilson on the stump...." The Republican paper says the voters will not go out to meet the Democrats. Page 5.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 "If the country thrives..."
6/14/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article from "Missouri Republican" dated 6/14/1838. Opening phrase, "If the country thrives." The article claims the Democrats keep the people in ignorance. Page 5.



Box: 1 Fold: 15 "The Argus thinks it a great thing"
6/15/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article from "Missouri Republican," opening phrase, "The Argus thinks it a great thing...." The article is about how many Treasury notes should be in circulation, and about who is a political force in upper Missouri. Page 6.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 "Mr. Niles is gaining very fast"
6/16/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article from "Missouri Republican" dated 6/16/1838. Opening phrase, "Mr. Niles is gaining very fast..." The article attempts to refute the claims of "Argus." Page 6.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 "This is true Democratic doctrine"
6/18/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article from "Missouri Republican" dated 6/18/1838, opening phrase, "This is true Democratic doctrine." Page 6.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 "The Creve Coeur Meeting"
6/19/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article from "Missouri Republican" titled "The Creve Coeur Meeting." Pages 6-7.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 "So general was the desertion..."
6/22/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article from "Missouri Republican," opening line "So general was the desertion." Once again, the article debates the paper, the "Argus." Page 7.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 "The administration has some friends in Congress..."
6/23/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/23/1838 from "Missouri Republican," which opens "The administration has some friends in Congress." Page 7.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 "Let Every Whig Vote"
6/26/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/25/1838 in "Missouri Republican" titled "Let Every Whig Vote." Page 8.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 "The Argus, foreseeing the utter prostration"
6/28/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/28/1838 from "Missouri Republican" with opening lines, "The Argus, foreseeing the utter prostration which certainly awaits its party...." Page 8.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 "It is nothing more than right"
6/28/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping dated 6/28/1838 from "Missouri Republican" with opening line "It is nothing more than right that every man in Missouri ... should know the whole truth about the Pre-emption law." Page 8.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 "The St. Louis Washington letter writer"
6/29/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/29/1838 from "Missouri Republican" with opening line "The St. Louis Washington letter writer of the Argus ...." Page 8.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 "The Boonslick Democrat complains"
7/4/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/4/1838 from "Missouri Republican:" "The Boonslick Democrat complains of our flooding the country with Bond's speech." Page 9.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 "Resolved. That penetrated with these sentiments..."
7/4/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/4/1838 from "Missouri Republican" regarding Thomas Hart Benton. Page 9.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 "The Argus accuses the Deposite Banks"
7/6/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/6/1838 from "Missouri Republican:" "The Argus accuses the Deposite Banks of keeping the Government money, by which the Government has become involved with debt." Page 9.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 "These machines of federalism..."
7/6/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/6/1838 from "Missouri Republican:" These machines of federalism (the deposite banks) refuse to return the public money ...." Page 10.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 "Believe not the stories told you"
7/6/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/6/1838 with reference to Charles Daniel Drake and a list of Whigs of Missouri. Page 10.



Box: 1 Fold: 30 "They contend for the use"
7/6/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/6/1838 from "Missouri Republican:" "They contend for the use of all the revenue of the Government to Speculation." Page 11.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 "The Whig Young Men's Meeting"
8/7/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/7/1838 from "Missouri Republican:" "The Whig Young Men's Meeting," with reference to Charles Daniel Drake as president of the young Whigs of St. Louis. Page 11.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 "It is a source of gratification for us"
7/26/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/26/1838 from the "Tribune" (German paper): "It is a source of gratification to us ...." Pages 11-12.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 "The Whig Party"
8/23/1838

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/23/1838 from "Tribune:" The Whig Party and Native American Associations." Pages 12-13.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 "Read and Reflect"
4/1/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 4/1/1839 from "Missouri Republican" entitled, "Read and Reflect." Page 13.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 "The Whig Committee of Correspondence"
7/18/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/18/1839 from "Missouri Republican:" "The Whig Committee of Correspondence of St. Louis County, to the Whigs of Missouri." Reference to Charles Daniel Drake as a member of the committee. Page 14,

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Letter of Judge L.E. Lawless
7/20/1939

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter to the editors of the "Missouri Republican" by Judge L.E. Lawless, Late Judge, St. Louis Circuit Court, defending his record. Page 14.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 "To L.E. Lawless"
7/23/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/23/1839 in "Missouri Republican:" "To L.E. Lawless late Judge of the St. Louis Circuit Court" from "Public Justice." Pages 14-15.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 "A fracas came off yesterday"
8/16/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/16/1839 from "Evening Gazette:" "A fracas came off yesterday...." Regarding a fight involving Charles Daniel Drake. Page 15.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 "A Bye-Stander"
8/17/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/17/1839 from "Missouri Argus" regarding fight between Charles Daniel Drake and Mr. Ruland. Dictated by John Ruland. Page 15.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 "To the People of St. Louis"
8/20/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/20/1839 from "Missouri Republican:" "To the People of St. Louis" by Charles Daniel Drake regarding his altercation with John Ruland. Page 16.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 "To the Editors of the Republican"
8/22/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article by John Ruland dated 8/22/1839 in "Missouri Republican" regarding altercation between Charles Daniel Drake and Ruland. References to Drake. Pages 16-17.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 "For the Argus"
8/28/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/28/1838 in the "Argus" titled "For the Argus," with mention of Charles Daniel Drake possibly being the author of various articles. Page 17.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 "For Commercial Bulletin"
9/5/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 9/5/1839 titled "For Commercial Bulletin." Pages 17-18.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 "Proceedings"
12/14/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article by Charles Daniel Drake, St. Louis city attorney, dated 12/14/1839: "Proceedings of the Board of Delegates of the City of St. Louis." Page 18.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 "The Whig State Convention"
10/21/1839

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 10/21/1839: "The Whig State Convention." Lists Charles Daniel Drake as a delegate from St. Louis. Page 19.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 "Public Meeting"
4/17/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article describing meeting of 4/17/1840 of supporters of William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. Includes resolutions proposed by Charles Daniel Drake. Page 20.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 "The Log Cabin Raisin'"
1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping dated 1840: "The Log Cabin raisin'--Glorious Day for St. Louis and the State-The People have come!" Includes speech by Charles Daniel Drake. Pages 20-24.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 "Missouri Is Coming!"
5/25/1840

DESCRIPTION: 1 brief Newspapers in the "Madisonian" dated 5/25/1840: "Missouri is Coming!" Page 24. Mentions speech by Charles Daniel Drake.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 "Missouri Is Coming!"
5/22/1840

DESCRIPTION: Brief Newspaper article in the Baltimore "Patriot" dated 5/22/1840 "Missouri Is Coming!" Mentions speech by Charles Daniel Drake. Page 24.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 "General Harrison and the Public Lands"
4/16/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article from the "New Era" dated 4/16/1840: "General Harrison and the Public Lands." Page 25.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 "The character, actions, and fame"
4/17/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 4/17/1840 about William Henry Harrison from "New Era," dated 1840, extracted from Todd & Drake's Life of Harrison. Pages 25-26.

Box: 1 Fold: 52 "The Civilian of the Log Cabin"
4/18/1840

DESCRIPTION: 1 Newspaper article about William Henry Harrison dated 4/18/1840: "The Civilian of the Log Cabin." Pages 26-27.

Box: 1 Fold: 53 "The Civilian of the Log Cabin, Again"
4/20/1840

DESCRIPTION: 1 Newspaper article dated 4/20/1840 from the "New Era" about William Henry Harrison: "The Civilian of the Log Cabin, Again." Page 27.

Box: 1 Fold: 54 "The Threats and Appeals"
1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 1840 from "New Era"" The Threats and Appeals of the Extra Globe." Page 28.

Box: 1 Fold: 55 "To the Whigs ... of St. Louis"
1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article by Charles Daniel Drake dated 1840: "To the Whigs of the City and County of St. Louis." Page 29.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 "To Charles D. Drake, Esq."
1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper letter to Charles Daniel; Drake from "A Whig" for the "Evening Gazette." Page 29.

Box: 1 Fold: 57 "Mr. Editor"
1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 1840 for the "Evening Gazette" with mention of Charles Daniel Drake. Page 29.

Box: 1 Fold: 58 "Our Course"
5/23/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 5/23/1840 from the "Log Cabin Hero" about William Henry Harrison. Page 30.

Box: 1 Fold: 59 "A Grasp at the Sword"
6/6/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/6/1840 from "Log Cabin Hero:" "A Grasp at the Sword." Page 30.

Box: 1 Fold: 60 "Graduation of the price of the Public Lands"
6/27/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper Article sated 6/27/1840 from "Log Cabin Hero:" "The Graduation of the price of the Public Lands." Page 31.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 "The Last Insult"
07/11/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/11/1840 from "Log Cabin Hero:" "The Last Insult. Page 32.

Box: 1 Fold: 62 "Send It Along"
7/15/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/15/1840 from "Log Cabin Hero:" "Send It Along." Page 33.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 "that our views were wrong"
7/22/1840

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/22/1840 from "Log Cabin Hero"with first line "that our views were wrong...." Page 34.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 "Extraordinary Proceedings"
12/13/1841

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 8/13/1841: "Extraordinary Proceedings." Page 35.

Box: 1 Fold: 65 "Mr. Cady"
9/3/1841

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 9/3/1841: "Mr. Cady." Page 35.

Box: 1 Fold: 66 "A Horse, A Horse"
1841

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper advertisements circa 1841: "A Horse, A Horse." Page 35.

Box: 1 Fold: 67 "Song. Harry of the West"
7/15/1842

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article from "Missouri Republican" dated 7/15/1842: "Song. Harry of the West," with reference to Henry Clay. Page 36.

Box: 1 Fold: 68 "Whig Young Men of St. Louis!"
7/16/1842

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/16/1842 from "Missouri Republican:" "Whig Young Men of St. Louis!" Page 36.

Box: 1 Fold: 69 "Glory or Shame"
7/28/1842

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/28/1842 from "New Era:" "Glory or Shame." Pages 36-37.

Box: 1 Fold: 70 "Dr. Potts and Episcopal Sucession"
7/31/1843

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/31/1843 from St. Louis "New Era:" "Dr. Potts and Episcopal Sucession." Page 37.

Box: 1 Fold: 71 "Clay Club Meeting"
10/1843

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 10/1843: "[Henry] Clay Club [of St. Louis] Meeting." Page 38.

Box: 1 Fold: 72 "Whig Meeting"
11/1843

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 11/1843: "Whig Meeting." Resolutions written by Charles Daniel Drake. Page 38.

Box: 1 Fold: 73 "Public Meeting"
1843

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping dated 1843: "Public Meeting" with reference to Charles Daniel Drake. Page 38.

Box: 1 Fold: 74 "Whig Convention at Union"
11/22/1843

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 11/22/1843: "Whig Convention at Union." Preamble and first 13 resolutions written by Charles Daniel Drake. Page 39.

Box: 1 Fold: 75 "What would you think"
2/12/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 2/12/1844: "What would you think if Missouri should in November ... make her voice heard in full deep tones for Henry Clay." Page 39.

Box: 1 Fold: 76 "Prospectus of the Mill Boy"
12/26/1843

DESCRIPTION: Printed Prospectus: "Prospectus of the Mill Boy, A Paper proposed to be published in the City of St. Louis, until the Presidential Election of 1844." With Autograph Notes Signed by Charles Daniel Drake and Signature by Drake. Page 40.

Box: 1 Fold: 77 "To the Whigs of the City and County of St. Louis"
6/1/1844

DESCRIPTION: Printed item dated 6/1/1844: "To the Whigs of the City and County of St. Louis." Lists Charles Daniel Drake as secretary. Page 41.

Box: 1 Fold: 78 "To the Board of Aldermen"
6/6/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/6/1844: "To the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis" by Charles Daniel Drake, City Counselor. Page 42.

Box: 1 Fold: 79 "To the Board of Delegates"
6/7/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/7/1844 from Charles Daniel Drake to Board of Delegates of the city of St. Louis. Page 42.

Box: 1 Fold: 80 "To the Board of Delegates"
6/15/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 5/15 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Delegates of the city of St. Louis. Page 42.

Box: 1 Fold: 81 "To the Board of Aldermen"
6/21/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/21/1844 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Aldermen of the City if St. Louis. Page 42.

Box: 1 Fold: 82 "To the Board of Aldermen"
6/25/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 6/25/1844 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Aldermen of the city of St. Louis. Page 43.

Box: 1 Fold: 83 "To the Board of Delegates"
7/8/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/8/1844 from Charles Daniel Drake to Board of Delegates of the city of St. Louis. Page 43.

Box: 1 Fold: 84 "John Black, Esq."
7/6/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 7/6/1844 beginning "John Black, Esq." from Charles Daniel Drake. Page 43.

Box: 1 Fold: 85 "To the Board of Aldermen"
7/11/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping dated 7/11/1844 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Aldermen of the city of St. Louis. Page 43.

Box: 1 Fold: 86 "At a meeting of the Whigs of St. Louis"
9/28/1844

DESCRIPTION: Printed item dated 9/28/1844: "At a meeting of the Whigs of St. Louis." Lists Charles Daniel Drake's name as one of the Whigs. Page 44.

Box: 1 Fold: 87 Printed Letter from Charles Daniel Drake
10/7/1844

DESCRIPTION: Printed Letter dated 10/7/1844 from Charles Daniel Drake. Page 45.

Box: 1 Fold: 88 "Proceedings from the Board of Delegates"
10/21/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 10/21/1844: "Proceedings of the Board of Delegates" of the city of St. Louis. Includes commentary by Charles Daniel Drake. Pages 45-46.

Box: 1 Fold: 89 "Presidential Election 1844"
11/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping dated 11/1944: "Official Statement of Votes in St. Louis city and county." Page 46.

Box: 1 Fold: 90 "To the Board of Delegates"
11/7/1844

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 11/7/1844 by Charles Daniel Drake "To the Board of Delegates of the City of St. Louis." Page 46.



Box: 1 Fold: 91 "Geo. K. McGunnegle"
3/5/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 3/5/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to George K. McGunnegle." Page 46.

Box: 1 Fold: 92 "City Council"
5/12/1845

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper article dated 5/12/1845: "City Council. Proceedings of the Board of Aldermen." Includes commentary by Charles Daniel Drake. Page 47.

Box: 1 Fold: 93 "Josiah Spalding"
4/11/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 4/11/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to John Spalding. Also, printed letter from Spalding to Drake. Page 47.

Box: 1 Fold: 94 "G.K. McGunnegle"
6/9/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 6/9/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to George K. McGunnegle. Page 47.

Box: 1 Fold: 95 "D.H. Donovan"
6/11/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 6/11/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to D.H. Donovan. Page 47.

Box: 1 Fold: 96 "G.K. McGunnegle"
6/12/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed Letter dated 6/12/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to George K. McGunnegle. Page 48.

Box: 1 Fold: 97 "To the Board of Aldermen"
6/13/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 6/13/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Aldermen of the city of St. Louis. Page 48.

Box: 1 Fold: 98 "To the Board of Delegates"
6/18/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 6/18/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to Board of Delegates of the city of St. Louis. Page 48.

Box: 1 Fold: 99 "To the Board of Aldermen"
6/20/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 6/20/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to Board of Aldermen of the city of St. Louis. Pages 48-49.

Box: 1 Fold: 100 "To the Board of Aldermen"
6/26/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 6/26/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Alderman of the city of St. Louis. Page 49.

Box: 1 Fold: 101 "To the Board of Aldermen"
7/30/1845

DESCRIPTION: Printed letter dated 7/30/1845 from Charles Daniel Drake to the Board of Aldermen of the city of St. Louis. Pages 49-50.

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