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Benjamin O'Fallen letterbook : and related materials, 1783-1859 (bulk 1823-1829)
BANC MSS P-W 20 FILM; BANC MSS P-W 20; BANC MSS P-W 20 TRANS.
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Title:

Benjamin O'Fallen letterbook: and related materials, 1783-1859 (bulk 1823-1829)

Creator/Contributor:

O'Fallon, Benjamin, 1793-1842, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Clark, William., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Atkinson, Henry., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Ashley, William Henry, 1778-1838

Creator/Contributor:

Leavenworth, Henry., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Pilcher, Joshua, 1790-1843, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Oliver Olmo, Pedro.

Creator/Contributor:

Pouré, Eugenio.

Creator/Contributor:

United States Indian Agent, Upper Missouri Agency.

Creator/Contributor:

United States, War Department.

Abstract:

Copybook of letters sent as U.S. Indian Agent, Upper Missouri Agency, 1823-1826, to the Secretary of War, William Clark, Henry Atkinson, William H. Ashley, Henry Leavenworth, Joshua Pilcher, and others, reflecting life at Fort Atkinson, Council Bluffs; the Arikara campaign, 1823; friction between the military and the Indian Office; relations with fur traders and New Mexican officials; and general administration of Indian affairs. Copies of letters, 1826-1829, after O'Fallon's resignation as agent primarily concern public affairs in Missouri. Accompanying the letterbook is a copy in Spanish, and translation, of the will, St. Louis, 1783, of Eugenio Pouré, attested by Pedro Oliver and others, transcribed November 15, 1859, from county records, St. Louis.

Date:

1823 (issued)

Subject:

United States. -- Office of Indian Affairs.
Arikara Campaign
Fur trade -- United States -- History -- Sources
Arikara Indians
Council Bluffs (Iowa)
United States -- Armed Forces
New Mexico -- Politics and government
Missouri
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Fort Atkinson (Neb.) -- History -- Sources

Note:

Copy of original also available on microfilm.
Original in: Yale University Library, Coe Collection.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to Yale University Library.
Original in possession of James McDonald at time of filming (1939). Transcript made for Charles L. Camp.

Type:

Letterpress copybooks.

Physical Description:

1 microfilm reel (140 frames) : negative (Rich. 118:14) and positive.
1 v.
166 l., typescript (carbon) in 1 portfolio.

Language:

English
Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-W 20 FILM
BANC MSS P-W 20
BANC MSS P-W 20 TRANS.

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to Yale University Library.