Jean Pierre Cabanne, 1783-1854 [RG0841.AM]


RG0841.AM:  Jean Pierre Cabanne, 1783-1854

Papers:  1934

Nebraska Territory:  Fur trader

Size:  One folder


The collection contains a four-page letter written by Frances Cabanne Saportas of Long Beach, California, January 16, 1934, to A.E. Sheldon. She writes about Jean Pierre Cabanne, her great-grandfather, and provides information on the American Fur Company and its founders, on the extended Cabanne family, and on Cabanne’s post in Nebraska. Cabanne’s fur trade connections in St. Louis and with the Sarpy family are described. Also included is typed transcription of a notice of the dissolution of Cabanne and Company in 1819.

Cabanne letter and notice of dissolution


Subject headings:

American Fur Company

Cabanne and Company

Cabanne family

Cabanne, Jean Pierre, 1783-1854

Cabanne’s Post (Nebraska)

Fur trade

Missouri — History

Saint Louis (Missouri) — History

Saportas, Frances Cabanne, 1877-1959

Sarpy County (Nebraska) — History

Sarpy family

Trading posts


Revised TMM          02-08-2016

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