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Explorers -- United States -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

James Mackay financial note

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309830]
Identifier: MSS SC 1201
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed note promising to pay John Hart the sum of five hundred and eighty three dollars and thirty three cents.

Dates: 1821

Pike in Colorado

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322684]
Identifier: MSS SC 2666
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Also included is the blueline proof also with handwritten corrections. The draft is an account of Zebulon Pike's explorations in Colorado. The item was submitted to the Old Army Press for publication.

Dates: 1978

Zachary Taylor letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292371]
Identifier: Vault MSS 566
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1848 and written in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was addressed to "Thes. Shute" of new Orleans. Taylor expresses regret that he must turn down the offer of Capt. Thompson to take passage to Louisville on the "Magnolia." Taylor was not sure at the time when he would be going North.

Dates: 1848 December 1

Moses Tennant letters and legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309988]
Identifier: MSS SC 1222
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed personal papers and legal documents. Included are letters, powers of attorney, promissory notes, and a bill of sale. The letters describe Tennant's travels in the United States and the West Indies. The legal documents mostly deal with the payment and transfer of money between Tennant and Ephraim C. Davidson and were written in Indiana.

Dates: 1805-1807

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