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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Daniel Phelps Account Book, 1816-1817, 1871-1882, 1949



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Phelps, Daniel -- Archives.
Title: Phelps, Daniel, Account Book
Dates: 1816-1817, 1871-1882, 1949
Abstract: A ledger and pamphlet compose, the Daniel Phelps Account Book, 1816-1817, 1871-1882, 1949, documenting Phelps’ career as a merchant in Mine au Breton, Missouri.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

An acquaintance of Moses Austin in Connecticut before he moved to Texas, Daniel Phelps worked as a merchant in the mining community of Mine au Breton (modern Potosi), Missouri.

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Scope and Contents

A ledger and pamphlet compose, the Daniel Phelps Account Book, 1816-1817, 1871-1882, 1949, documenting Phelps’ career as a merchant in Mine au Breton, Missouri. The ledger contains notations pertaining to goods sold, while a pamphlet entitled "Moses Austin and the Lure of Lead" concerns Austin’s involvement in the lead industry and the establishment of the settlement of Mine au Breton.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Austin, Moses, 1761-1821.
Phelps, Daniel -- Archives.
Subjects
Lead mines and mining -- Missouri -- Potosi.
Merchants -- Missouri -- Potosi.
Places
Potosi (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Daniel Phelps Account Book, 1816-1817, 1871-1882, 1949, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2F307 Account book:
1816-1817
1871-1882
Pamphlet:
1949

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