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Title Promissory note: Dist. Saint Charles [Illinois], to P.K. Robbins
Author Robbins, Prospect K.
Date 20 Jan 1812
Document Type Ephemera
Names Robbins, Prospect
Region Louisiana
Keywords Louisiana Purchase, sale of land
Theme Outlaws, Vigilantes and the Law; Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Prospect K. Robbins was a surveyor who was sent by the General Land Office in 1815 to establish the initial survey point for the Louisiana purchase land. Signed by John B. Sturt; witnessed by William Stuart. Note on verso for partial payment dated 1812 Mar. 31. Signed: Prospect K. Robbins." Includes typed transcript.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 5101
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