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Title Indian agency at Green-Bay [manuscript]: to all whom it may concern---be it known, that Augustin Grignon... is hereby licensed to reside at the Big Butte des Morts, and there trade with the Indians... [license, 1836 Oct. 2]
Author Boyd, George
Document Type Legal Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Printed form, filled in, completed on Oct. 2, 1836, by George Boyd, authorizing Augustin Grignon, a long-time trader at Butte des Morts, then a Menominee Indian village, to reside there and trade with the Indians until Sept. 19, 1837.
Names Grignon, Augustin (1780-1860)
Places Butte des Morts, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Keywords fur trade, fur trader, trade, law, law and order
Theme Trade and Indian Economies
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information George Boyd, agent at Green Bay, was a career War Dept. employee and Indian agent. Probably a native of Maryland and related by marriage to John Quincy Adams, Boyd served as a private secretary to Secretaries of War William Eustis and John Armstrong and as a courier and special agent of the War Dept., before accepting appointments as Indian agent at Michilimackinac (1818-1832) and at Green Bay (1832-1840).
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 101
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue