Missouri in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

Location Key: 
Display Label: 
Saint Louis, Missouri
Type: 
OutOfYoknapatawpha
Authority : 
Text (when unambiguous)
X: 
2364
Y: 
914
Description: 

"Missouri" is one of the places in which the lawyer claims to be looking for Thomas Sutpen (244), and "Saint Louis" - usually spelled St. Louis, Missouri - is one of the places Ellen thinks Thomas Sutpen may have gone "on business" when Bon comes to Sutpen's Hundred the second time (263). Missouri was admitted to the U.S. as a slave state in 1831; in 1860 the population of St. Louis was over 160,000, making it the largest city on the Mississippi River.

Role: 
Only Mentioned in Text
Status: 
Continuous

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