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Williams, Bill, 1787-1849



  • Existence: 1787 - 1849

biographical statement

American trapper and guide. His full name was William Sherley Williams but was known as "Old Bill Williams."

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bill Williams letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292314]
Identifier: Vault MSS 580
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters each written on June 30, 1817 at Fort Osage and addressed to G. C. Sibley. These are receipts for services rendered and for goods received. One item acknowledges "services on interpretation of the Osage language."

Dates: 1817 June 30