Found 2 collections related to Fur traders -- North America -- 18th century

Askin, John, 1739-1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 137
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Askin was born in Ireland in 1739, and came to North America with the British Army in 1758. Following the British takeover of New France, Askin entered the fur trade, working out of Detroit. Account book of John Askin, recording money paid... more
Rogers, Robert, 1731-1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3836
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Robert Rogers (1731-1795), American Loyalist and frontiersman, served in the British army during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, and commanded Rogers' Rangers. The papers include a letter of license to fur trader John Askin... more