James Sterling Letter Book, 1761-1765

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The James Sterling letter book contains 175 letters written by Sterling, a fur trader, while at Fort Detroit. His letters provide a picture of the fur trade and the consumer needs of Native Americans, French civilians, and the British military, accounts of events during Pontiac's War, as well as the day-to-day concerns of a prominent trader at Fort Detroit.
James Sterling Letter Book, July 8, 1761 - October 1765

James Sterling Letter Book, July 8, 1761 - October 1765

The James Sterling letter book contains the outgoing letters of Sterling, a prominent trader at Fort Detroit, concerning transactions, prices, demand for goods, as well as accounts of events during Pontiac's War.

174 pages: 43% transcribed, 7% needs review
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