Daily Archives: December 18, 2010

History of the Butterfly Part 48: Zeb Grills Julien

Julien Dubuque might not have been pleased to see Zebulon Pike.  Dubuque had obtained permission from the Meskwaki to mine the lead, but he had also obtained permission from Spain, which had controlled the territory.  The territory was transferred to … Continue reading

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