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M-480 Delassus, Charles Dehault Letter

ABSTRACT: Letter signed by Charles Dehault Delassus, 1803.

SCOPE: This letter includes the signature of Charles “Don Carlos” Dehault Delassus, the last Spanish Lieutenant Governor of Upper Louisiana. Manuel de Lisa, the famous fur trader, is also mentioned in the text. The document was drawn up in “St. Lewis” and includes the date May 17, 1803.

EXTENT: One folder.

ACCESS: Due to the fragile nature of this collection, physical access may be restricted. Please contact the library for further information. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus.

PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."