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Old Bill Williams
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TitleOld Bill Williams
AbstractIllustrations and information on William Sherley Williams, or Old Bill Williams (1787-1849 ca.), a Santa Fe Trail scout, mountain man, and Fort Osage interpreter. Native of North Carolina raised in the Saint Louis, Missouri area in the 1790s and becoming a hunter and trapper in western Missouri by the 1801s, compiling a dictionary for the language of the Osage Indians and becoming the posthumous namesake of a town and mountain in Arizona near the Grand Canyon.
LocationVertical File: Williams, Old Bill
Local SubjectWilliams, William S. (Old Bill)
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Item ID122743
CONTENTdm number32201
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