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Fur trade -- United States -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ames and Hogan families papers

Identifier: MSS-2
Scope and Contents

The Ames and Hogan families papers document the history of the family from 1816-1910. The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, speeches and essays, business receipts, an autograph album, and other items. Among the business receipts are those relating to Hogan’s business with James Nealley, documenting their trips from Ditto’s Landing to New Orleans, along with their cargo and business partners.

Dates: 1816 - 1910

Sharp-Astor Papers

Identifier: MSS-56
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Jacob Astor, Paris, to Ramsey Crooks, regarding fur trade (1819) and four pages from an account book of the American Fur Trade in account with Astor (1823).

Dates: 1819 - 1823