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Abstract The rebuilt John Jacob Astor Trading Post at Fond du Lac, Minnesota, was dedicated at Fond du Lac on Sunday, August 4, 1935. The two items comprising this small collection include the letter inviting Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Astor (Lord and Lady Astor, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor, III) to the dedication and the certificate presented to a member of the Astor family on that occasion from the governor of Minnesota, Floyd B. Olson.
Abstract Typed copies of letters loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society for copying in 1931. The letters were "...found at Fond du Lac by Dr. Richard Bardon four or five years ago." according to a memoranda from the St. Louis County Historical Society president January 29, 1931, copied by Helen J. Peterson, St. Louis County Historical Society office staff, February 5, 1931.
Abstract This letter from Dunphy of Duluth is to Mrs. E. Chambers of Fond du Lac, and praises Fond du Lac in song and verse.
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, contracts and agreements, journals, transcriptions of these materials, and reference materials and photographs.
Dates: 1820-1927; Majority of material found in 1820-1904, 1927
Abstract The collection consists of one letter from Joseph Landoi at Fond du Lac to Landoi's father concerning Francis Roussain and his wife.
Abstract The collection contains warranty deeds and quit claims, a negative of Peterson’s house in Fond du Lac and a list of the current addresses of some of the lots, tax receipts, a land patent for property in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and a letter from the Department of the Interior concerning land for settlement.
Abstract The collection contains a letter in French with English translation to Francois Roussain from a missionary concerning land at Fond du Lac and a note to Roussain from John Caddotte.
Dates: 1852-1856; Majority of material found in 1852, 1856
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 3
- Real property 2
- Certificates 1
- Correspondence 1
- Diaries 1
- Fur trade 1
- Fur trade--Minnesota 1
- Fur traders 1
- Missionaries 1
- Ojibwe Indians 1
- Oneota (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Photographs 1
- Photographs--1870-1890 1
- Pokegama (Minn.) 1
- Property records 1
- Sandy Lake (Minn.) 1
- Transcriptions 1 ∧ less
- Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior (Duluth, Minn.) 3
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 1
- Astor Trading Post (reconstructed) 1
- Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848 1
- Dunphy, Ino 1