Abstract of Licenses for the Indian Trade granted within the Acting Superintendancy of Michigan during the year ending 30th September 1838. (HR Schoolcraft Papers, National Archives)

 

Names of Persons Licensed

Date of License

Term

Amount of Capital

Amount of Bond

Name of Securites

Trading Post

George Bertlet

1 October 1837

1 August 1838

$1000.00

$2000.00

John M. Hulbert, P. Jacob

Ance Kenymenon Lake Superior

John B. Spencer

1 October 1837

1 October 1838

$1000.00

$1200.00

Lucius Gary Edward Lake

Beaver Island Lake Michigan

Mathew McGulpin

7 October 1837

31 December 1838

$150.00

$250.00

William McGulpin

Straits of Mackinac

Jeremiah LaDuke

12 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$225.00

P. Gronda

Charles St. Andre

12 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$225.00

P. Gronda

Pierre Gronda

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$114.50

$250.00

J. La Duke

Louis Charbinaw

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$150.00

Joseph La Pierre

Joseph La Pierre

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$150.00

L Charboneau

Michael Plant

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$110.20

$200.00

W. Viancourt

Peter Plant

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$110.20

$200.00

W. Viancourt

Oak Point, Mackinac

I. Lafavre

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$200.00

W. Viancourt

Alexy La Bute

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$200.00

W. Viancourt

William Viancourt

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$160.00

$200.00

I. Lafavre, P. Plant

Claud Charbinau

16 October 1837

31 December 1838

$130.00

$200.00

I. Lafavre, P. Plant

Straits of Mackinac

John Graham

17 October 1837

31 December 1838

$200.00

$300.00

Alexy La Bute

John B Pereault

17 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$200.00

John Graham

Francois Trotier

23 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$200.00

J. Hobbs

Augustus Hamelin Jr.

23 October 1837

31 December 1838

$100.00

$200.00

James Stevens

Robert Dailly

24 October 1837

31 December 1838

$75.00

$100.00

Michael Dousman

Gabriel Franchere

17 December 1838

1 September 1838

$2500.00

$5000.00

John Agnew, Chs Standard

Ance Kenynenen, Lake Superior

Louis Assignac

30 January 1838

1 May 1838

$106.00

$200.00

W. D. Wescott

LArbre Croche, Lake Michigan

James Lasley

23 April 1838

1 July 1838

$477.87

$955.74

E. Biddle, J.C. Lasley

Grand Traverse, Lake Michigan

Louis Assignac

2 May 1838

1 Sept 1838

$130.06

$260.00

John Orr

Little Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan

Caspar Shawaniguam

21 September 1838

1 July 1839

$682.74

$2000.00

Samuel Abbott

LArbre Croche, Lake Michigan

Louis Nagonishcowa

22 September 1838

1 July 1839

$713.46

$2000.00

Samuel Abbott

Little Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan

Louis Assignac

26 September 1838

1 July 1839

$705.63

$2000.00

John Orr

LArbre Croche, Lake Michigan

 

1838 Trader Licenses
Issued By The Michigan Indian Agency