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Name American Fur Company

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Image of RG0841.AM - RG0841 Cabanne, Jean Pierre, 1783-1854

RG0841.AM - RG0841 Cabanne, Jean Pierre, 1783-1854

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.

Image of RG0870.AM - RG0870 Culbertson, Alexander, 1809-1879

RG0870.AM - RG0870 Culbertson, Alexander, 1809-1879

This collection contains miscellaneous research correspondence written in 1918, 1941, and 1950-1951. The letters relate to Alexander Culbertson, to his life as a fur trader in Montana, and to his family. Bibliographical sources are given for further information about Culbertson. Correspondents include A.E. Sheldon, Hugh Butler, Charles Kessler, W.R. McGeachin and Ernest S. Griffith.