date(s):
1872-1902
subject(s):
Armed Forces; Accounts
place(s):
St. Louis, MO, USA; Missouri, USA; United States
type(s):
Book, Record; Collection
A2984 Pearce, Charles Edward Record Book of the St. Louis National Guard Inventory of Charles Edward Pearce Record Book of the St. Louis National Guard A2984 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2018 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:47:07 -0500 . Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Charles Edward Pearce Record Book of the St. Louis National Guard Pearce, Charles Edward, 1842-1902 A2984 0.32 Cubic Feet (1 volume; 7 folders; 1 oversize item) 1872-1902 1872-1878 Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, November 2012. Donor Information Record book was donated by Charles Edward Pearce. Biographical Sketch Charles Edward Pearce was born May 29, 1842, in Whitestown, Oneida County, New York. He served as an officer in Battery D, 16th New York Heavy Artillery, in the Civil War and came to St. Louis in 1866. He commanded the St. Louis National Guard in 1875 and organized the 1st Regiment, Missouri National Guard, in 1877. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1897 to 1901. He died January 30, 1902, in St. Louis. Scope and Contents Collection consists of Charles Edward Pearce's record book of the St. Louis National Guard, 1872-1878, which includes petitions, printed Constitution and By-Laws of the St. Louis National Guard (1872 and 1874), correspondence, invitations, subscription lists, accounts, receipts, checks, muster rolls, and other items. Arrangement The collection includes seven folders of loose papers that were removed from the record book. Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for comforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Charles Edward Pearce Record Book of the St. Louis National Guard, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Militia -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Saint Louis (Mo.) National Guard Charles Edward Pearce Record Book of the St. Louis National Guard Record book contains petitions, printed Constitution and By-Laws of the St. Louis National Guard (1872 and 1874), correspondence, invitations, subscription lists, accounts, receipts, checks, muster rolls, and other items (approximately 40 pages). Notable content includes (1) letter signed W.H. Cutter [William H. Cutter], St. Louis, to Henry Senter, president of the St. Louis National Guard, December 4, 1877, regarding uniform boxes. (2) Memorial sketch of Charles Edward Pearce printed by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Missouri, March 2, 1902, which includes a portrait photograph of Pearce. 1872-1878 Volume 1 Loose Papers Removed from the Charles Edward Pearce Record Book of the St. Louis National Guard Correspondence, statements, receipts, and a telegram of Baker & McKenney, manufacturers of and dealers in military goods, 141 Grand Street, New York, with Charles E. Pearce, St. Louis. (13 documents) 1877-1878 1 1 Correspondence and receipts of Thos. Tremearne [Thomas Tremearne] of Francis Tomes & Co., importers of cutlery, guns, pistols, sporting and military goods, druggists’ sundries, and fancy goods, 6 Maiden Lane, New York, to Charles E. Pearce, St. Louis. (7 documents) 1877-1878 1 2 Correspondence and receipts of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, importers and wholesale dealers in military and Masonic goods, guns, pistols, and cutlery, jewelry and fancy goods, 17 and 19 Maiden Lane and 20 and 22 John Street, New York, to Charles E. Pearce, St. Louis. (12 documents) 1877-1878 1 3 Correspondence of Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, New York, with Charles E. Pearce, St. Louis. (10 documents) 1877-1878 1 4 Correspondence and receipts of Boylan & Co., manufacturers of military clothing, 135 Grand Street, New York, to Charles E. Pearce, St. Louis. (23 documents) 1877-1878 1 5 Letter signed [Dwight] Tredway, Greeley, Burnham & Co., wholesale grocers, 406 and 408 North 2nd St., St. Louis, to Col. Pearce. Regarding a sword. 1877 Nov 30 1 6 Handwritten preamble, constitution, and by-laws of the St. Louis National Guard, written by Charles E. Pearce. (23 pages) 1876 Feb 7 1 7 Certificate of incorporation of the St. Louis National Guard, Company A. 1879 Mar 4 OS: Pe-Polk