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  Marie Chouteau Arrives in St. Louis
Category:  Planning and Development
Brief Description:  Marie Therese Chouteau, Pierre Laclede┬┤s mistress, arrived in St. Louis from New Orleans with her children in 1764. She was the first white woman to settle in St. Louis. She controlled and directed Laclede┬┤s affairs in St. Louis during his many absences and, after his death, she became more involved in fur trading, made extensive investments, and acquired a great deal of property.
Year:  1764
Decade:  1760 - 1769
Beginning Date:     Jun. 01, 1764
Ending Date:     Jun. 01, 1764



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