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1. Group to Mark First Ascent of Long's Peak Group to Mark First Ascent of Long's Peak August 21, 1968 Biographical article about L. W. Keplinger, a lawyer from Kansas City, Kansas, "credited for being the first to blaze the trail as one of eight men in the Powell-Byers party" to Long's Peak in Colorado...

2. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Hugh Glass, a fur trapper and supposedly a former pirate with Jean Laffite, captured and escaping from Indians in 1822 to Saint Louis, and joining the expedition to the Rocky...

3. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Francisco Laforet (~1793-18), a French fur trader in New Mexico by 1826 and dealing with other mountain men such as David Waldo, Old Bill Williams, et al., born in Montreal in...

4. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Baptiste LaLande, an early traveler to Santa Fe from Illinois in 1804 involved with Zebulon Pike, expatriating to Mexico upon arriving there.

5. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Maurice LeDuc, Jr. (~1808-1880), "in his way, the last of the Mountain Men," a entering Taos, New Mexico by about 1825. Description of Maurice Jr.'s father, a fellow trapper in...

6. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Alexander Le Grand (~1800~1840?), a fur trapper "known by Sam Houston, and an acquaintance, at least, of the Bents, the Chouteaus," et al., born in Maryland and traveling to Santa...

7. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Portrait and chapter of the book about Alexander Ross (1783-1855 ca.), an early fur trader of the Pacific Northwest born in Scotland and serving the North West Company of John Jacob Astor from 1810 to...

8. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Photo and chapter of the book about Soloman Howard Smith, or Solomon Smith (1809-1876), a fur trader starting out on the 1832 Nathaniel Wyeth expedition to the far west. Native of New Hampshire meeting...

9. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Alexander Roderick McLeod, or Alexander McLeod (~17802-1840), a fur trader "on the Pacific slope" and exploring western Canada with the Hudson's Bay Company by 1806 and Oregon...

10. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about John Poisal (1810-1862 ca.), "an Indian trader" in early Denver born in Kentucky and moving to Santa Fe and west of the Rocky Mountains by 1831.

11. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Andrew Henry (~1775-1832), a fur trapper born in Pennsylvania "between the years 1773 to 1778," and moving to Washington County in Missouri Territory in 1804. He started out as...

12. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Photo of and biographical chapter about James Beckwourth (1798-1866), "[o]ne of the fur trappers and traders of the American frontier who played a significant role in the exploration of the trans-Mississippi...

13. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Photo and chapter of the book about Pierre Pariseau (~1793-1892), a French Canadian fur trader moving to Oregon by the 1830s and operating out of Fort Umpqua with Jean Baptiste Garnier.

14. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Francois Payette, a French Canadian fur trader moving to Oregon Territory in 1812 "on Astor's ship, the 'Beaver,'" before retiring in 1844. Traveler around the Pacific Ocean,...

15. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Photo and chapter of the book about Lucien Maxwell (1818-1875), a fur trader in New Mexico by the 1830s. Description of his life and career, born in Illinois and traveling with the 1842 John C. Fremont...

16. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Portrait and chapter of the book about Pierre Menard (1766-1844), an early French Canadian fur trader in the Rocky Mountains and the first lieutenant-governor of Illinois. Description of his life and career,...

17. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about J. LaRamee (~1784~1820), a French Canadian fur trapper moving to Wyoming around 1815 and becoming the namesake of the town of Laramie there as well as "a river, a fort, a town,...

18. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Pierre Lesperance (1791-1879), a French Canadian fur trapper moving to Saint Louis about 1811 as a riverboat worker and then moving to New Mexico in 1822, "becoming a Mexican...

19. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Thomas McKay of Oregon (~1796-1850), a mountain man born in "Indian country" and moving with his father (Alexander McKay, another early fur trapper with Alexander Mackenzie) to...

20. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Sylvestre Pratte (1799-1827), a fur trapper starting by 1820 (especially on the Santa Fe Trail) and a native of Saint Louis as a son of fellow fur trader Bernard Pratte.