Fur trading license issued to Henry Sibley, June 26, 1838.
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.
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Author: Taliaferro, Lawrence
Sibley, Henry Hastings
Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
St. Peters Indian Agency
Minnesota River, Minnesota, United States
Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Creation: Exactly 06/26/1838
Forms part of Henry H. Sibley papers, 1815-1932.
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+41 (Locator Number)
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