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Title Letters [manuscript]: Chicago, Ill., to Mr. O.N. Bostwick, St. Louis, 1823 Sept. 11-Oct. 24
Author Beaubien, Jean Baptiste
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Letters, dated Sept. 11 and Oct. 24, 1823, from Jean Baptiste Beaubien in Chicago, to Mr. Oliver N. Bostwick, agent for the American Fur Company in St. Louis, concerning orders for goods. In his letter of Sept. 11, 1823, Beaubien asks Bostwick to fill the order he has sent with Mr. Leonard as quickly as possible; and makes additional requests for flour (if it is not too expensive), and lead shot (if it is available). On Oct. 24th, Beaubien acknowledges receipt of the merchandise he requested. He asks Bostwick to act promptly on filling other orders, and mentions that the garrisoned troops are to leave Chicago on the 24th. He concludes by extending his regards to Samuel Abbott, another American Fur Company agent.
Names Bostwick, Oliver N.
Places Chicago, Illinois, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Keywords agent, American Fur Company, fur trade, trade, commerce, goods, weapon
Theme Trade and Indian Economies
Culture Area Northeast
Language French
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 62
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue