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Pierre Chouteau statement

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 138
Image of Pierre Chouteau statement
Image of Pierre Chouteau statement

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.


  • 1817 July 14


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Pierre Chouteau statement must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

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


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Pierre Chouteau statement
Rose Frank
2011 September 28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States