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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