Fur trading license issued to Henry Sibley, June 26, 1838.

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Titles Fur trading license issued to Henry Sibley, June 26, 1838.
Description This document, dated June 26, 1838, allows Henry Sibley to trade with the Mdewakanton Sioux at the St. Peters (Minnesota) River near Fort Snelling for one year. The license lists others who are allowed to trade in addition to Sibley. As the Indian Agent at Fort Snelling, Lawrence Taliaferro possessed the power to determine who could trade with Native Americans and the location(s) of their trades.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: text
Creation Author: Taliaferro, Lawrence
Subjects Sibley, Henry Hastings
Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
St. Peters Indian Agency
Minnesota River, Minnesota, United States
Native Americans
Dakota Indians
Fur trade--Minnesota.
Fur traders--Minnesota.
Places Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: Exactly 06/26/1838
Notes Forms part of Henry H. Sibley papers, 1815-1932.

Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 990017336780104294 (Alma System Number)
+41 (Locator Number)
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