Saint Louis Perpetual Insurance Company

City: Saint Louis

County: Saint Louis

State: Missouri

The Saint Louis Perpetual Insurance Company opened in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1839 and engaged in insurance and banking. In an Illinois Supreme Court case in 1845, Abraham Lincoln argued against a claim of the company.

J. Thomas Scharf, History of Saint Louis City and County (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1883), 2:1415; Opinion (Document ID: 54652), Simpson v. Ranlett for use of Saint Louis Perpetual Insurance Company, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009),