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Object ID RG0841.AM
Collection RG0841 Cabanne, Jean Pierre, 1783-1854
Object Name Personal papers
Extent of Description 1 folder; 2 items
Title Jean Pierre Cabanne collection
Dates of Creation 1934
Date 01/16/1934
Scope & Content The collection contains a four-page letter written by Frances Cabanne Saportas of Long Beach, California, January 16, 1934, to A.E. Sheldon. She writes about Jean Pierre Cabanne, her great-grandfather, and provides information on the American Fur Company and its founders, on the extended Cabanne family, and on Cabanne's post in Nebraska. Cabanne's fur trade connections in St. Louis and with the Sarpy family are described. Also included is typed transcription of a notice of the dissolution of Cabanne and Company in 1819.
Creator Saportas, Frances Cabanne, 1877-1959
Subjects Fur trade
Trading posts
People Saportas, Frances Cabanne, 1877-1959
Cabanne, Jean Pierre, 1783-1854
Search Terms American Fur Company
Cabanne and Company
Cabanne family
Cabanne's Post (Neb.)
Fur trade
Missouri -- History
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History
Sarpy County (Neb.) -- History
Sarpy family
Trading posts