Agreement to organize a town, 1852 July 29.


Agreement to organize a town, 1852 July 29.

An agreement to organize a town on the site of the fur trading post at Traverse des Sioux, signed by Edwin A. C. Hatch, Hugh McCann, Nathaniel McLean, Charles R. and Henry M. Rice, and Benjamin Thompson.

2 pages.

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McLean, Nathaniel, 1815-1905 (person)

Traverse des Sioux Land Company. (corporateBody)

Thompson, Benjamin (person)

Epithet: of Egerton MS 2613 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000081 ...

McCann, Hugh J. (person)

Hatch, Edwin Aaron Clark, 1825-1882 (person)

Indian agent, trader, and military commander. Born in New York in 1825, Hatch emigrated to La Crosse?, Wisc., where he engaged in the Indian trade, and reached St. Paul, Minn., in 1843. A railroad agent in 1849, Hatch by 1852 was the clerk of Henry M. Rice, territorial delegate to Congress, 1853-1857. At the suggestion of Rice, Hatch was appointed the first agent of the new Blackfeet Agency, to be established at Fort Benton, Montana Territory, in 1855. Hatch returned to ...

Rice, Charles R. (person)

Rice, Henry M. (Henry Mower), 1816-1894 (person)