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Guide to the Andrew Drips Papers
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Papers mostly relating to Drips's service as U.S. Indian Agent for the Upper Missouri, 1842-1846, and some for 1851 while Drips was trading for P. Chouteau, Jr., & Co. at their Scotts Bluff post, Fort John. One letter of 1830 is by Lucien Fontenelle, then his partner in the fur trade; a few accounts for 1819-1820 reflect Drip's earlier St. Louis mercantile partnership with Joseph W. Perkins. Some papers conern his children and affairs at Kansas, Missouri. Correspondents include G.P. Beauvais, T. Hartley Crawford, Fulton Cutting, William Drips, C.E. Galpin, Joseph V. Hamilton, Thomas H. Harvey, John Haverty, W.D. Hodgkiss, David D. Mitchell, P. Chouteau, Jr., & Co., and P.D. Papin.

With collection are typed transcripts of nine stories in Kansas City newspapers, 1904-1907, concerning Drip's daughter Catherine (1832-1904) and her husband William Mulkey (1824-1907); and a microfilmed scrapbook with genealogical data, family portraits, and newspaper clippings (38 exp.)
Number of containers: 1 box and 1 microfilm reel
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner 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.
Collection is open for research.