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Re: House of Refuge

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You can view a brief historical sketch of the House of Refuge in Hyde and Conard's "Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis" (published in 1899):

In the left-hand margin, click on the "click to browse pages" link. Then click on page 1063.

The Missouri History Museum Archives (St. Louis) holds a record book of the journal of commitments to the House of Refuge, 1854-1899. This record book is indexed on the St. Louis Genealogical Society website:
If you find a name in this index that interests you, contact me to request a copy of the page from the journal of commitments.

Dennis Northcott
Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center
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