Missouri Historical Society Collections Volume 3, No. 4

Missouri Historical Society Collections Volume 3, No. 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...again reorganized. Major Thomas Biddle writing, 29 October, 1819, from the camp near Fort Lisa, to Col. Henry Atkinson, says: "The company consists of Messrs. Lisa, Pilcher, Perkins, Wood, Carson, Williams and Tenonee Zanoni. They bought out the company of 1817 and 1818 for $10,000, and bought about $7,000 worth of goods. They trade with the Ottoes, Missourias, Ioways, Mahas, Pawnees, Pianke Shaws and Sioux; their principal trading establishment is near this place."2 '"6 American State Papers, Indian Affairs, Vol. II, p. 202, Major Biddle gives a list of the other persons engaged in the Indian trade from St. Louis, as follows: "Seres Cerre, the name by which Gabriel Sylvestre Chouteau was usually called in his youth, and Francis Chouteau trade with the Kanzas and Osage Nations. They have a trading house not far from the mouth of the river Kanzas, and their capital is about $4,000.00. Legarc Paul Liguest Chouteatr and brothers trade with the Osage and Kanzas Indians, near their village on the Osage river; their capital $6000.00. The United 'States factory also trades with the Osages and Kanzas. This factory is at Fort Osage. Roberdeau Robidoux and Pepin Papin in partnership with Chouteau and Butholl Berthold of St. Louis, trade with the Ottoes, Ioways, Missourias, Pawnees, Mahas, Piaukeshaws and Sioux. Their principal establishment is at Nashanotollona, capital, $12,000.00. Pratt and Vasquer Vasquez trade with the same nations. Their principal establishment is near the Maha's village; capital, $7,000.00. Broseau Brazeau and De Lorion trade occasionally with the Sioux and Arickaras; they do not trade this year; capital, $7,000.00." Chouteau and Berthold were Major Pierre Chouteau and Bartholomew...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786750
  • 9781236786753