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Finding Aid - Charles Chaboillez


10362 Charles Jean Baptiste Chaboillez
In 1797, Chaboillez arrived at Pembina.  Chaboillez was one of the first men to document North Dakota. Along with daily activities, Chaboillez tracked what he traded with the Native Americans in his journal. 


Johnson, Roy P. "Fur Trader Chaboillez at Pembina." North Dakota History, Spring 1965: 82-99.
Johnson provides information about Chaboillez, Pembina, and the fur trade.


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