Fort Benton (Mont.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-4310
Overview: Circa 1,025 printed licenses and circa 700 printed tax receipts, completed in manuscript, issued to businesses and individuals in Montana Territory, 1865-1880. Among the types of business represented are assayers, attorneys, billiard tables, brewers, butchers, dance houses, doctors, gambling houses and saloons, hotels, inns and taverns, merchants, ranchmen, saloons, and theaters. Other businesses include auctioneers, jewelers, bankers, liveries and stables, and branding houses. Towns...
Dates: 1865-1880, bulk 1865-1867
Call Number: WA MSS S-1120
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, clippings and other papers relating to Granville and James Stuart and the early history of Montana. Much of the correspondence is dated 1916-1918 and consists of incoming letters and typewritten carbon copies of outgoing letters relating to information on Montana history, and Native American vocabularies. Principal correspondents include John E. Rees, Charles Kessler, William John McConnell, and Nelson Story. There are also short...