United States. Office of Indian Affairs. St. Louis Superintendency

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On April 10, 1833, scientist-naturalist Prince Maximilian of Wied, accompanied by the artist, Karl Bodmer, and personal servant, David Dreidoppel, who was an experienced hunter and taxidermist, set out from St. Louis aboard the American Fur Company steamer Yellow Stone on a thirteen-month natural science expedition up the Missouri River.

From the description of William Clark, superintendent of Indian affairs, to all whom it may concern : under authority vested in me by the president of the United States to grant permission to citizens or other persons to pass into and through the Indian county, &c., permission is hereby granted to M. Baron Braunsberg to pass through the Indian country by the Missouri River to the Rocky Mountains for the purpose of making observations in zoology and botany ... and to take with him Charles [i.e. Karl] Bodmer and David Dreydopple [i.e. Dreidoppel] ... : passport, 1833 Apr. 2. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40455925

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referencedIn United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf United States. Office of Indian Affairs. St. Louis Superintendency. William Clark, superintendent of Indian affairs, to all whom it may concern : under authority vested in me by the president of the United States to grant permission to citizens or other persons to pass into and through the Indian county, &c., permission is hereby granted to M. Baron Braunsberg to pass through the Indian country by the Missouri River to the Rocky Mountains for the purpose of making observations in zoology and botany ... and to take with him Charles [i.e. Karl] Bodmer and David Dreydopple [i.e. Dreidoppel] ... : passport, 1833 Apr. 2. Newberry Library
referencedIn Sanford, John P. A. John P. A. Sanford papers, 1833. Montana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Clark, William, 1770-1838. Letter : Superintendency of Ind[ian] Affairs, St. Louis, [Mo.], to Nicholas Biddle, President Bank of the U[nited] States, Philadelphia, [Pa.], 1831 June 2. Newberry Library
referencedIn United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Selected records of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1797-1909 (bulk 1814-1860). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf United States. Office of Indian Affairs. St. Louis Superintendency. William Clark, superintendent of Indian affairs, to all whom it may concern : whereas Pratte, Chouteau & Co. having applied for a license to trade for one year ... : license, 1836 Apr. 22. Newberry Library
creatorOf United States. Office of Indian Affairs. St. Louis Superintendency. United States Department of the Interior Office of Indian Affairs letters received [microform], 1824-1851. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency. United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, collection, 1807-1855 (bulk 1829-1832, 1839-1855). Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs [microform]., 1824-1880 Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency. Records of the United States Superintendency of Indian Affairs, St. Louis, Mo., 1807-1855 (bulk 1829-1832, 1839-1855). Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859. Letters, 1820-1843. Newberry Library
referencedIn Clark, William, 1770-1838. Letters : St. Louis, [Mo.], to Col. J[osiah] Snelling, St. Peters and Fort St. Anthony, [Minn.], 1823-1825. Newberry Library
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associatedWith Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893. person
associatedWith Clark, William, 1770-1838. person
associatedWith Dreidoppel, David. person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
correspondedWith McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pratte, Chouteau and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Sanford, John P. A. person
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
correspondedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency. corporateBody
associatedWith Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867. person
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Missouri
United States
Missouri--Saint Louis
Missouri--Saint Louis
West (U.S.)
Missouri River Region
West (U.S.)
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Indian traders--History--19th century--Sources
Travelers--History--19th century--Sources
Visitors, Foreign--History--19th century--Sources
Indian agents--History--19th century--Sources
Indians of North America--Government relations--1789-1869
Manuscripts, American
Indians of North America--Commerce--History--19th century--Sources
Fur trade--History--19th century--Sources
American letters--History--19th century
Scientific expeditions--History--19th century--Sources
Indian agents
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