Manuel Lisa Papers

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Identifier: A0918

Title: Manuel Lisa Papers, 1774-1836; 1908-1927; 1971


St. Louis fur trader and explorer; married to Mary Hempstead Keeney (1782-1869); established Fort Lisa from which he conducted his business with the Omahas and other tribes; member of the Missouri, Rocky Mountain and American Fur Companies, and one of the founders of the first Bank of St. Louis.

Correspondence and official documents of and relating to Manuel Lisa, including court proceedings and testimony from the court of common pleas involving him.

Some French and Spanish, with some translations.

Indexed in the archives card catalog.

2 boxes

Cite as: Manuel Lisa Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Item: Documentary Artifacts




Type(s): Archival Collections




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