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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
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue