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Astor Trading Post dedication certificate

 Collection
Identifier: S4433
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.
Dates: 1935

Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota

 Collection
Identifier: S4563
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.

Dates: 1850-1870

Ino Dunphy letter

 Collection
Identifier: S3684
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.
Dates: 1890

Edmund F. Ely papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3045
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

Joseph Landoi letter

 Collection
Identifier: S3683
Abstract The collection consists of one letter from Joseph Landoi at Fond du Lac to Landoi's father concerning Francis Roussain and his wife.
Dates: 1859

Peter J. Peterson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3194
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.
Dates: 1854-1873

Francois Roussain letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3669
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