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Inventory of the Henry Douglas Bacon Papers, ca. 1766-1906
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Henry Douglas Bacon, the son of Joseph and Abigail Cleveland Bacon, was born in East Granville, Massachusetts in 1817. In 1835, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where he engaged first in the dry goods, then in the iron, trade. He was married in 1844 to Julia Ann Page, daughter of Daniel Dearborn Page, miller, merchant, and owner of considerable property in and around St. Louis.
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