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Missouri Heritage: Spanish Fur Trader Served State Well
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TitleMissouri Heritage: Spanish Fur Trader Served State Well
AbstractPortrait and biographical article about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), "the champion of a tough band of fur traders" based in Saint Louis, "help[ing] to plot and establish the Oregon Trail." Description of his life and career as a (probable) native of New Orleans of Spanish descent coming to New Madrid, Missouri, about 1800 and engaging a "monopoly in the fur trade with the Osage tribe" in Missouri until the 1803 Louisiana Purchase.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Explorers
Local SubjectLisa, Manuel
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID113870
CONTENTdm number25428
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