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Finding Aid to the Parkin Store Ledger Books MS.880
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Description
Henry S. Parkin was a trader and married to a Sioux woman. The Parkin Store, later called the Cannonball Mercantile Company, operated in Standing Rock Agency, North Dakota from 1879 to 1930. A majority of their clientele were Sioux Indians. The collection consists of two leather-bound ledgers from the Parkin Store from 1913-1916 and 1915-1918.
Background
Henry S. Parkin was a trader and married to a Sioux woman. The Parkin Store, later called the Cannonball Mercantile Company, operated in Standing Rock Agency, North Dakota from 1879 to 1930.
Extent
1.3 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
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