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Indian trade

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Chauncy Carter and Edward McCartney account books

 Collection — Folder S2620
Identifier: S2620
Scope and Contents This collection contains two account books used by Chauncy Carter and Edward McCartney to record goods bought by or traded with the Potawatomi people at Logansport from 1828 to 1830. The collection includes an undated list of trascribed names of Potawatami customers recorded in each account book.
Dates: 1828-1830

Collection of Indian trade licenses

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2968
Scope and Contents The collection contains photostats of trade licenses, oaths, and bonds in manuscript and printed form, in French and English, and lists of licenses granted for the years 1766 to 1790. These photostats were made by the Minnesota Historical Society in 1925 from negatives received from the Canadian Archives and from negatives in the possession of Professor Wayne E. Stevens of Dartmouth College. The materials document the British and French trade in the Ohio Valley.
Dates: circa 1925

Glenn Black papers

 Collection — Folder S125
Identifier: S0125
Scope and Contents This collection includes an article written by Glenn Black in Indiana in 1939 regarding Indian trade in Indiana.
Dates: 1939

J. B. Varnum, Indian Office letter

 Collection — Folder S1340
Identifier: S1340
Scope and Contents J. B. Varnum wrote this letter to General J. Mason, Superintendent of Indian Trade, on November 10, 1809, from Michilimackinac (Fort Mackinac) in Michigan. Mr. Varnum said that he arrived "at this place from Chicago" after traveling for eleven days. He reported on the shipment of goods which was received at that place. He was living in a house that had been unoccupied for two years. Mr. Varnum wrote: "I found it to be so old and so very much out of repair that I have not thought proper to issue...
Dates: 1809

Julia Cooley Altrocchi collection

Identifier: L245
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to Wolves Against the Moon, including research correspondence and notes, a manuscript of the book, reviews and correspondence with Harold S. Latham and others at the Macmillan Company, the book's publisher, from the author, Julia Cooley Altrocchi, ranging from 1933 to 1958. Also included are notes and a manuscript on the Fort Dearborn massacre.
Dates: 1933-1958

William H. Matthew papers

Identifier: L104
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photostats of typed and autographed correspondence, notebooks with personal notes, and other documents from William H. Matthew and others in Gary, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1837 to 1956 regarding Indiana law, Pottawatomi Indians, the Presbyterian church in Plymouth, Indiana, the Detroit to Chicago Road and miscellaneous.
Dates: 1837-1956