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Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders
Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders
TitleFighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders
AbstractArticle describes the varied responses of traders working for the American Fur Company at Forts Clark and Union on the upper Missouri River during the smallpox outbreak of 1837 and 1838. A map is provided that displays the locations of the forts as well as other fur trading posts and U.S. Indian agencies.
AuthorDavid L. French
EditorCharles E. Hanson Jr.
DateWinter 1983
SourceMuseum of the Fur Trade Quarterly
LocationPeriodicals
PublisherMuseum of the Fur Trade
Volume19
Number4
Page2-7
See AlsoFrench, David L., "Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders (Conclusion)," Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly, 20:1 Spring 1984, p. 4-9.
SubjectFur trade
Smallpox
Communicable diseases
Local SubjectAmerican Fur Company
Indian Agents
Fort Union
Fort Clark
Item TypeMagazine Article
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CONTENTdm number40597
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