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Papers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings
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TitlePapers of French Settlers Record Kansas City's Business Beginnings
AbstractMention of a precursor to Francois Chouteau, Jacques Fournais (the other precursor described here being "Louis Bertholet, known as Grand Louis"), living in what was later Kansas City in 1815.
NotesLouis Bartholet, known as Grand Louis, came here before Chouteau, according to the article. He and his wife lived on a Willow Island in the Missouri River, just off Bluff Street.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
Local SubjectFirsts
French Settlements
Fournais, Jacques (Old Pino)
Bertholet, Louis
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID98274
CONTENTdm number21452
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