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Manuel Lisa papers, 1812-1815.
BANC MSS P-W 12
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Title:

Manuel Lisa papers, 1812-1815

Creator/Contributor:

Lisa, Manuel, 1772-1820, creator

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Office of Indian Affairs.

Abstract:

Letter "A los EspaƱoles del Nuevo Mexico," Fort Manuel, September 8, 1812 (2 p. A.L.S. 26 cm.), proposing to open a trade from his post on the Missouri. With this are two accounts with the U.S. government-a receipt signed by Lisa and Hiacinthe Eglis, witnessed by John C. Luttig, St. Louis, 1813, for property to be transported by Lisa; and account current with the U.S. Indian Department, 1814-1815, covering expenditures to destroy the British influence among the Indian nations on the Missouri.

Date:

1812 (issued)

Subject:

Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Missouri River

Note:

Two accounts with the U.S. Government, photocopies.
Receipt signed by Lisa and Hiacinthe Eglis, original in the National Archives and Records Administration.
Account current with the U.S. Indian Department, 1814-1815, original in: private possession [sic.]
Letter dated Fort Manuel, 1812 Sept. 8, in Spanish.

Physical Description:

3 items.

Language:

English
Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-W 12

Origin:

United States