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Chouteau, Pierre, 1758-1849



  • Existence: 1758 - 1849

Biographical statement

Pierre Chouteau (1758-1849) was a prominent citizen of St. Louis, Missouri. He was active in the fur trade and in politics.

A guide to the microfilm edition of ... Papers of the St. Louis fur trade, c1991: page xiii (Pierre Chouteau, 1758-1849)

Encyc. Amer., 1987 (Chouteau, (Jean) Pierre; born 10/10/1758, died 7/10/1849; one of the organizers of the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company)

Pierre Chouteau statement, 1817 July 14: page 1 (signed Pierre Chouteau)

Wikipedia, March 19, 2021 Jean-Pierre Couteau; known as Pierre; born 10 October 1758 in New Orleans, Louisiana; died 10 July 1849; French Creole fur trader, merchant, politician, slaveholder; early settler of St. Louis, Missouri; became one of its most prominent citizens)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Pierre Chouteau statement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286746]
Identifier: Vault MSS 138
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed statement dated 14 July 1817 (1 page). The item was presented in the circuit court meeting in Saint Clair County, Illinois. Chouteau states he needs to secure Auguste Chouteau as a witness to affirm that a Black man was delivered as claimed.

Dates: 1817 July 14

Pierre Chouteau statement

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS138_F1
Dates: 1817 July 14

Pierre Chouteau promissory note

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288858]
Identifier: Vault MSS 345
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed promissory note, dated 21 March 1825, and composed in St. Louis, Missouri. Chouteau agrees to pay Pierre Duchouquet the $1000 Duchouquet had loaned him.

Dates: 1825 March 21

Pierre Chouteau statement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286753]
Identifier: Vault MSS 139
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed statement dated 3 Jan. 1829. The item was sworn before A. Gamble, a judge. The manuscript concerns a case being appealed to the Supreme Court of the state of Missouri.

Dates: 1829 January 3

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Civil Procedure and Courts 3
Politics, Government, and Law 3
Legal documents -- Illinois 2
Legal instruments 2
Letters 2