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Title Letter [manuscript]: Vincennes, [Ind.], to Samuel Abbott, Saint Louis, Mo., 1823 Nov. 22
Author Bostwick, Oliver N.
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: November 22, 1823, letter from O.N. Bostwick at Vincennes to Samuel Abbott, since 1822 acting agent for the American Fur Company in St. Louis, together with annexed letter of the same date from Bostwick to Menard and Vallé, traders in St. Genevieve, Mo. Included are details regarding the transfer of point blankets to Menard and Vallé and instructions to Abbott regarding the filing and recording of company correspondence.
Names Abbott, Samuel (d.1851); Menard and Vallé (Firm)
Places St. Genevieve, St. Louis, Missouri, Indiana, Vincennes, United States
Keywords American Fur Company, agent, fur trade, trade, goods, business, financial transaction
Theme Trade and Indian Economies
Culture Area Great Plains
Additional Information Bostwick was a fur trader, prior to 1823 in partnership with David Stone (Stone, Bostwick and Co.), and from 1823 to 1827 under contract with the American Fur Company, serving as agent of its Western Department in St. Louis.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 97
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue