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Manuel Lisa [Part I]
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TitleManuel Lisa [Part I]
AbstractPortrait and first in a series of two biographical articles about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), an early fur trader born in Cuba or New Orleans as a son of a Spanish immigrant and moving to New Madrid, Missouri, by 1792 and Saint Louis by 1798 as a fur trapper with Joseph Robidoux. Description of his later career to 1811, exploring the Upper Missouri River and establishing forts as the first white settler of Nebraska, colleague of the Chouteaus, rival of Zebulon Pike, and guide on the 1810 Astoria voyage with Wilson Price Hunt.
AuthorWalter B. Douglas
SourceMissouri Historical Society Collections
Location977.8 M679c
Chapter TitlePart 1
Local SubjectLisa, Manuel
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID113721
CONTENTdm number16420
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