Papers [microform], 1789-1909.


Papers [microform], 1789-1909.

Correspondence, 1789-1864, and business papers, primarily of Barbeau, a Sault Sainte Marie merchant, dealing with businesses in Michigan's Upper Peninsula such as fishing, fur trading, lumbering, mining, and shipping.

8 reels of microfilm (35 mm.)



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