Manuel Lisa letters
Manuel Lisa letters
Handwritten manuscripts. Two items are in French; one is a receipt of payment paid by Lisa in behalf of George Drouil. One item is in English and answers a bill of complaint which charges that Lisa bought free men from Jonathon Purcell and made them slaves.
- Extent: 3 items : handwritten
- Creator: Lisa, Manuel
- Call Number: Vault MSS 529
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Materials are in French and English.
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters 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 529; Manuel Lisa letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 529, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Originally a part of the Eastern and Midwestern United States Papers, MSS 1448.
- Subject Terms
- Social Life and Customs; Fur traders--United States--Biography--Sources; City and Town Life; Lisa, Manuel
- Genre / Form
- Receipts (Acknowledgments); Letters
- Appraisal Information
- 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Finding Aid Author
- Leslie Evens
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-13 14:28:56 -0600.
- Finding Aid Language
- Biographical Info:
Biographical / Historical
Spanish fur trader operating out of St. Louis, Missouri. Secured exclusive rights to trade with the Osage Indians. Established a trading post post at the junction of the Yellowstone and Bighorn rivers.
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