Maplewood History: William Lyman Thomas – On Slavery

In his landmark 1911 History of Saint Louis County –  Missouri, WLT devoted Chapter IX to The Civil War Period in St. Louis County.  On page 105 in a section titled, “Slavery in the County”, he wrote, “Many families owned slaves; a great many did not.  So far as our personal knowledge extends we never … Continue reading Maplewood History: William Lyman Thomas – On Slavery