Jacques Clamorgan accounts

Jacques Clamorgan accounts

Dates: 1799-1806

Handwritten accounts in English and French. The items list many of Clamorgan's financial transactions.

  • Extent: 3 item (3 p.)
  • Creator: Clamorgan, Jacques, d. 1814
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 342
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English and French.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Accounts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 342; Jacques Clamorgan accounts; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 342, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
City and Town Life; Explorers--United States--History--Sources; Fur traders--United States--History--Sources; Saint Louis (Mo.)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Clamorgan (Jacques) accounts
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-08T09:41-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Creole slave dealer, fur trader, merchant, financier, land spectaculator, statesman, explorer, and colonial promoter of the northern border of Spain in the New World. He is best known for his activities in connection with the Mississippi Company and was the first to make a successful trading venture between Santa Fe and Missouri.

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