Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891

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American pioneer; first Governor of Minnesota.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William L. Marcy, 1853 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664016

Fur trader; soldier; politician; Governor of Minnesota, 1850-1860.

From the description of Papers, 1815-1830. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17998041

Henry Sibley was a general in the Confederate Army.

From the description of Broadside, 1861 December 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49342714

Minnesota fur trader, pioneer, and first governor.

From 1829-1834, Sibley worked at Mackinac and in Ohio as an American Fur Co. clerk and purchase agent; in 1834 he joined the Western Outfit of Ramsay Crooks' reorganized American Fur Co. in partnership with Hercules Dousman and Joseph Rolette of Prairie du Chien, Wis. Stationed at Mendota, Minn., Sibley assumed management of the Sioux trade. Beginning in 1842, Sibley and his partners transferred their business to Pierre Chouteau Jr. & Co., becoming that firm's Upper Mississippi Outfit.

From the description of Letters : Mendota, Minn., to P. Chouteau Jun. & Co., Saint Louis, [Mo.], 1845-1846. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40342022

SIBLEY, Henry Hastings, (son of Solomon Sibley), a Delegate from the Territories of Wisconsin and Minnesota; born in Detroit, Mich., February 20, 1811; attended the Detroit Academy and also studied under private tutors; studied law; moved to Sault Ste. Marie in 1828 and engaged in mercantile pursuits until 1829, when he moved to Mackinac and entered the service of the American Fur Co.; justice of the peace in 1831; moved to the mouth of the Minnesota River in 1834 and engaged in fur trading; elected as a Delegate from the Territory of Wisconsin to the Thirtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the disqualification of John H. Tweedy and served from October 30, 1848, to March 3, 1849; upon the formation of the Territory of Minnesota was elected as a Delegate to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses and served from July 7, 1849, to March 3, 1853; declined to be a candidate for renomination; member of the Territorial Legislature of Minnesota in 1855; member of the constitutional convention of Minnesota in 1857, and served as president; Governor of Minnesota 1858-1860; regent of the State university 1860-1869 and president of the board of regents 1876-1891; served in the Union Army as brigadier general of Volunteers from 1862 until he was honorably mustered out April 30, 1866; moved to St. Paul, Minn.; interested in banking, railroads, and other public corporations; president of the St. Paul Gas Co. in 1866; president of the Minnesota Historical Society 1879-1891; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Forty-seventh Congress; appointed by President Arthur in 1883 as president of the commission to settle damage claims of the Ojibway Indians resulting from the construction of national reservoirs; died in St. Paul, Minn., February 18, 1891; interment in Oakland Cemetery. (from Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.)

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From the description of Henry H. Sibley papers, 1865 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 298438474

  • 1811: February 20, Henry Hastings Sibley born in Detroit, Michigan Territory. Son of Solomon Sibley and Sarah Whipple Sproat Sibley. Educated in the Detroit Academy; studied Greek and Latin under an Episcopal minister; studied law for two years.
  • 1828: Went to Sault Ste. Marie. Became a clerk in John Hulbert's sutler store and then agent for Mrs. John Johnston.
  • 1829: Moved to Michilimackinac. Became clerk for American Fur Company.
  • 1831: Appointed Deputy Collector of the Customs and Inspector for the Port of Michilimackinac, Michigan Territory.
  • 1832: Appointed Justice of the Peace, Michilimackinac County, Michigan Territory. Became purchasing agent in Ohio for the American Fur Company.
  • 1834: Signed agreement with the American Fur Company, Hercules L. Dousman, and Joseph Rolette, Sr., to form Western Outfit. Sibley to manage the fur trade with the Dakota Indians, under the name of Sioux Outfit. Arrived on October 28 at the junction of the Mississippi and St. Peter's (Minnesota) Rivers.
  • 1835: Built stone warehouse at St. Peter's (Mendota). Received certificate of membership in the Presbyterian Church, St. Peter's.
  • 1836: Built stone residence at St. Peter's. Was co-sutler at Fort Snelling with Samuel C. Stambaugh, 1836-1839.
  • 1838: Appointed Justice of the Peace, Clayton County, Iowa Territory.
  • 1839: Daughter, Helen Hastings (Muzzah-wakonwwin) born to Sibley and Dakota woman of Wahpekute band.
  • 1840: Offered partnership by Kenneth Mackenzie, St. Louis, but Joseph Rolette refused to release him from the 1834 agreement.
  • 1841: Appointed Captain of Company No.1, Mounted Riflemen, Second Regiment, Third Division of the Iowa Territorial Militia.
  • 1842: Signed agreement with Pierre, Chouteau, Jr. and Company, St. Louis, to continue Western Outfit's trade as Upper Mississippi Outfit. Under the pseudonym of "Hal a Dacotah," contributed articles on hunting and Indians to Spirit of the Times, 1842-1851. Appointed Notary Public for Clayton County, Iowa Territory.
  • 1843: Married Sarah Jane Steele, of Steelesville, Pennsylvania.
  • 1844: Daughter Augusta Ann Sibley born.
  • 1845: Signed agreement with Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company to carry on fur trade under the name of St. Peter's Outfit.
  • 1846: Son Henry Hastings Sibley born and died.
  • 1847: Second son Henry Hastings Sibley born.
  • 1848: Elected delegate to U.S. Congress from that part of Wisconsin Territory not included in the state of Wisconsin.
  • 1849: Elected delegate to U.S. Congress from Minnesota Territory, serving until March 1853. Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company outfits in Minnesota reorganized. Sibley signed Half-Breed Treaty as authorized agent of Dakota Half-Breeds. A founding member of the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • 1851: Represented fur traders at Dakota treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota. Member, Board of Regents, University of Minnesota, 1851-1860. Daughter Sarah Jane Sibley born; son Henry Hastings Sibley and mother, Mrs. Solomon Sibley, died. Invested in Traverse des Sioux land for Pierre Chouteau Jr. and Company.
  • 1853: Testified at U.S. Senate Investigation into Dakota treaties. Sibley liquidated fur trade and turned to land investments at Traverse des Sioux, Mendota, Hastings, and St. Anthony Falls. Son Franklin Steele Sibley born.
  • 1854: Elected to Minnesota legislature from Dakota County. Purchased St. Paul Pioneer.
  • 1855: Daughter Mary Steele Sibley born.
  • 1856: Commissioned Major General, U.S. Militia, Second Division.
  • 1857: Chosen President, Democratic branch, Minnesota constitutional convention. Invested in Minneapolis-Cedar Valley Railroad. Published articles on hunting and Indians in Porter's Spirit of the Times. Wrote "Life and Adventures of Joseph Jack Frazer, A Mixed Blood of the Dakota Sioux," 1857-1858.
  • 1858: Served as first Governor of Minnesota, 1858-1860. Involved in controversy over Minnesota state railroad bonds.
  • 1860: Appointed Democratic national committeeman for Minnesota. Son Charles Frederic Sibley born.
  • 1862: Appointed Colonel in command of the expedition against the Indians after the onset of the U.S.-Dakota War. Appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers and Commander, Military District of Minnesota. Moved with family from Mendota to St. Paul.
  • 1863: Commanded expedition to Dakota Territory against the Dakota. Franklin Steele Sibley and Mary Steele Sibley died.
  • 1864: U.S. Senate confirmed Sibley as Brigadier General of Volunteers. Son Alexander Hastings Sibley born and died.
  • 1865: Promoted to Brevet Major General. Appointed U.S. Commissioner to negotiate a treaty with the Dakota Indians.
  • 1866: Mustered out at the U.S. Army. Son Alfred Brush Sibley born.
  • 1867: Elected officer of St. Paul Gas Light Company, Minnesota Historical Society, and St. Paul Chamber of Commerce.
  • 1869: May 21, Sibley's wife, Sarah Steele Sibley, died. Served temporarily as U.S. Disbursing Agent of funds and supplies for the Sisseton and Wahpeton Dakota. Appointed Director of the Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance Company and member of the Board of Regents, University of Minnesota, 1869-1891.
  • 1871: Elected to Minnesota legislature. Served as President, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, 1871-1873.
  • 1873: Appointed Chairman, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Relief Committee to aid victims of the grasshopper plague.
  • 1874: Appointed to U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners and State Normal School Board.
  • 1875: Appointed Fellow, American Geographical Society.
  • 1876: Elected President, Board of Regents, University of Minnesota, serving until 1891.
  • 1879: Elected President, Minnesota Historical Society, serving until 1891.
  • 1880: Unsuccessful candidate, Democratic ticket, for U.S. House of Representatives.
  • 1883: Chairman, Commission to investigate damages done by government dams on Chippewa White Earth reservation.
  • 1886: Chairman, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Relief Fund for Charleston earthquake victims.
  • 1888: Awarded honorary degree of doctor of laws by Princeton University. Became Commander, Military Order, Loyal Legion.
  • 1891: Henry Hastings Sibley died on February 18 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

From the guide to the Henry H. Sibley Papers., 1815-1932., (Minnesota Historical Society)

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creatorOf Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891. Letters : Mendota, Minn., to P. Chouteau Jun. & Co., Saint Louis, [Mo.], 1845-1846. Newberry Library
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referencedIn Dakota County (Minn.). Register of Deeds. Selected land records relating to Henry Hastings Sibley, Alexander Faribault, and Pierre Chouteau, Jr., 1854-1922. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Martin, Lambert A., d. 1863. Letters and diary, 1861-1863. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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creatorOf Berry, Charles H., 1823-1900. Charles H. Berry and family papers, 1846-1943 (bulk 1860-1890). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf United States. Dept. of the Interior. Indian Division. [Selected files relating to Minnesota and northern plains Indian affairs], 1848-1901. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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referencedIn Horatio P. Van Cleve and family papers., 1827-1970. Minnesota Historical Society
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referencedIn First Presbyterian Church (Minneapolis, Minn.). Parish record books, 1835-1871. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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creatorOf Steele, John, 1807-1885. John Steele and family papers, 1780, 1805, 1855-1883. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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referencedIn Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929. William Watts Folwell papers, ca. 1856-1929. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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referencedIn Sibley, Sylvester. Family papers, 1803-1877. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Clouston, Robert. Robert Clouston narratives, 1846, 1850. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. Solon J. Buck Papers, 1902-1935, 1960. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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creatorOf Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891. Letter : St. Paul, Minn., to Headquarters of the Department of the Northwest, [Madison, Wis.?], 1862 Dec. 30. Texas Christian University
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creatorOf Chambers, Alexander, 1803-1876. Chambers and Johnson family papers, 1827-1942. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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creatorOf Le Duc, William Gates, 1823-1917. William G. Le Duc and family papers, 1760-1967 (bulk 1858-1976). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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referencedIn Daniels, Jared Waldo, 1827-1904. Jared Daniels reminiscences, undated. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf State Historical Society of Wisconsin,. Correspondence relating to the Minnesota fur trade and the Minnesota-Wisconsin boundary dispute, 1838-1850. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Minneapolis and Cedar Valley Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Commission on the Wood Lake Battlefield. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. District Court (Washington County). corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Governor (1858-1860 : Sibley). corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. Governor (1864-1866 : Miller) corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota. State Land Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Murray, William Pitt, 1827-1910. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843. person
associatedWith Nicols, John, 1811-1873. person
associatedWith North, J. W. (John W.). person
associatedWith Old Settlers' Association of Minnesota. corporateBody
associatedWith Olin, Rollin C. person
associatedWith Owens, John Phillips, 1818-1884. person
associatedWith Patch, Edward. person
associatedWith Pierre Chouteau Jr. & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Pitcher, Zina person
associatedWith Poehler, Mr. (Henry), 1833-1912. person
associatedWith Pond, Gideon H. (Gideon Hollister), 1810-1878. person
associatedWith Pope, William Cox, 1841-1917. person
associatedWith Ramsey, Alexander, 1815-1903. person
associatedWith Ramsey County Pioneer Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Renville, Joseph, 1779-1846. person
associatedWith Rice, Henry M. (Henry Mower), 1816-1894. person
associatedWith Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883. person
associatedWith Robertson, D. A. (Daniel A.), 1813-1895. person
associatedWith Rolette, Joseph, 1781-1842. person
associatedWith Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 person
associatedWith Rosendahl, Paul D., 1838-1880 person
associatedWith Rosendahl, Paul H., 1838-1880. person
associatedWith Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (1867-1904) corporateBody
associatedWith Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce, 1867-1904 corporateBody
associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864. person
associatedWith Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. person
associatedWith Sibley, Alexander H. person
associatedWith Sibley family. family
associatedWith Sibley family. family
associatedWith Sibley, Frederick B., 1824?-1918. person
associatedWith Sibley House Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Sibley, Sarah Jane, 1823-1869. person
associatedWith Sibley, Sylvester. person
correspondedWith Smith, C. K. person
associatedWith Smith, Rollin L. (Rollin Leonard), 1887-1942. person
associatedWith State Historical Society of Wisconsin, corporateBody
associatedWith State Historical Society of Wisconsin, compiler. corporateBody
associatedWith Steele, Franklin, 1813-1880. person
associatedWith Steele, John, 1807-1885. person
associatedWith Stevens, John H. (John Harrington), 1820-1900. person
associatedWith Stillwater Convention (1848). corporateBody
associatedWith Stillwater Convention, 1848. corporateBody
associatedWith St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Grasshopper Relief Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith St. Paul's Church-on-the-Hill (Saint Paul, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith St. Paul's On-the-Hill Episcopal Church (Saint Paul, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith Taliaferro, Lawrence, 1794-1871. person
associatedWith Ta-o-pe. person
associatedWith Thompson, Clark Wallace, 1825-1885. person
associatedWith Thurston, John H. (John Henry), 1832-1902. person
associatedWith Torrance, Ell, 1844-1932. person
associatedWith United States. Adjutant-General's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Department of the Northwest. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Dept. of the Northwest. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Minnesota Mounted Rangers Regiment, 1st (1862-1863). Company F. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Office of the Judge Advocate General. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of the Interior. Indian Division. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Cleve, Horatio Phillips, 1809-1891. person
associatedWith Wahnahtah. person
associatedWith Wall, Oscar Garrett. person
associatedWith Wescott, James. person
associatedWith Wharncliffe, Edward Wortley, 1827-1899. person
associatedWith Whipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901. person
associatedWith Wilkinson, Morton S. (Morton Smith), 1819-1894. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
associatedWith Wood, William H. (William Henry), 1817-1870. person
associatedWith Wounded Man, Dakota chief, d. 1869. person
associatedWith Wright, George B. (George Burdick), 1835-1882. person
associatedWith Young, Elbert A. (Elbert Anderson), 1849-1936. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pembina (N.D.)
Mendota (Minn.)
Fort Ridgely (Minn.)
Mississippi River Valley
Minnesota--Mendota
Traverse (Minn.)
United States
Devils Lake (Lenawee County, Mich.)
Fort Snelling (Minn.)
Great Plains
Dakota Territory
Fort Snelling (Minn.)
Pike Island (Minn.)
Minnesota
Minnesota
Minnesota
Minnesota
Mackinac Island (Mich.)
United States
New Mexico
Minnesota
United States
Minnesota--Fort Snelling
Dakota Territory.
United States
Mendota (Minn.)
Pike Island (Minn.)
Cottage Grove (Minn.)
Hastings (Minn.)
United States
Hastings (Minn.)
Fort Ridgely (Minn.)
Mackinac Island (Mich.)
Pembina (N.D.)
Cottage Grove (Minn.)
Traverse (Minn.)
Subject
Missionaries
Sibley Expedition, 1863
Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota
Explorers--Mississippi River Valley
Indian scouts
Indians of North America--Treaties
Smithsonian Publications
Dakota Indians--Treaties
Roads--Minnesota
Frontier and pioneer life
Business enterprises--Minnesota
Land speculation
Military exchanges--Minnesota--Fort Snelling
Dakota Indians--Social life and customs
Railroads
Manuscripts, American
Roads
Land speculation--Minnesota
Dakota language
African Americans
Elections
Missionaries--Minnesota
Postal service
Justices of the peace
Dakota Indians--Wars, 1862-1865
Broadsides
Military exchanges
Dakota Indians--Missions
Fur trade--History--19th century--Sources
Indian scouts--Minnesota
Fur trade--Mississippi River Valley
Dakota Indians
Fur traders--History--19th century--Sources
Prisons--Minnesota
Explorers
Elections--Minnesota
Dakota Indians--Government relations
Religion
Railroads--Minnesota
French--Canadians
Seneca language
Ethnology Archaeology Anthropology
Fur trade
African Americans--Minnesota
Business enterprises
Lumber trade--Minnesota
Prisons
Winnebago Indians
Ojibwa Indians
Public lands
Public lands--Minnesota
Lumber trade
Postal service--United States
French--Canadians--Mississippi River Valley
Occupation
Fur traders--Minnesota
Legislators--United States
Sutlers--Minnesota
Activity

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Birth 1811-02-20

Death 1891-02-18

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