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Title Letters [manuscript]: St. Louis, [Mo.], to Col. J[osiah] Snelling, St. Peters and Fort St. Anthony, [Minn.], 1823-1825
Author Clark, William (1770-1838)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Two letters (Sept. 7, 1823 and Mar. 10, 1825) from William Clark, writing in his capacity as superintendent of Indian affairs for the St. Louis Superintendency, to Col. Josiah Snelling, commander of Fort St. Anthony (later Fort Snelling), regarding jurisdiction over seized illicit whisky intended for the Indian trade, and departmental efforts to assist the military in capturing Indians implicated in the Lake Pepin murders.
Names Snelling, Josiah (d.1828)
Places Saint Louis, Missouri, Lake Pepin, Minnesota, Wisconsin, United States
Keywords Bureau of Indian Affairs, trade, alcohol, murder, liquor, Indian agent, law and order, law
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Culture Area Great Plains
Additional Information Explorer, governor and superintendent of Indian affairs of the Missouri Territory, 1813-1820, and superintendent of Indian affairs, St. Louis Superintendency, 1822-1838.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 170
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue