Chouteau, Auguste, 1786-1838
- Existence: 1786 - 1838
Auguste Chouteau (1786-1838) was a member of the Chouteau fur-trading family that established trading posts in what is now the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Citation:Auguste Chouteau legal documents, 1810 (handwritten and siged legal documents dated 11 and 30 June 1810; the materials include two summonses in cases by the city of St. Louis against Francis Waddell and John Reed for selling goods in the city without the payment of taxes; also included is a statement of indebtedness)
Wikipedia, 25 October 2019 (Auguste Pierre Chouteau; born 9 May 1786 in St. Louis, then part of Spanish colonial Upper Louisiana; died 25 December 1838 in Fort Gibson, Indian Territory; member of the Chouteau fur-trading family who established trading posts in what is now the U.S. state of Oklahoma; Auguste Chouteau was among the first young men from Missouri to be appointed to West Point by Thomas Jefferson; after graduating in 1806, he resigned from the Army in 1807; he entered the family fur trading business, but he later served as captain of the territorial militia during the War of 1812; Chouteau, Oklahoma, is named for him)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 23 Feb. 1801, and registered in St. Louis, Missouri. Delassus and Auguste Chouteau agree to make sure that the children of Gabriel S. Cerre receive his property in the event of their father's death.
Handwritten and siged legal documents dated 11 and 30 June 1810. The materials include two summonses in cases by the city of St. Louis against Francis Waddell and John Reed for selling goods in the city without the payment of taxes. Also included is a statement of indebtedness.
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.