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1. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Portrait and chapter of the book about Jean Baptiste Lucier, dit Gardipe, or Jean Lucier (~1807~1850), a Canadian fur trapper in Oregon Territory by 1830 with land near Saint Louis in the 1830s and participating...

2. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about Andrew Drips (1790-1860), called here an Irish emigrant to Pennsylvania in infancy, serving in the War of 1812, and arriving in Saint Louis in 1817, and "engaged in the fur trade...

3. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo and chapter of the book about Andrew Whitley Sublette, or Andrew Sublette (1808-1853), a Rocky Mountain fur trader and brother of Westport trader William Sublette. Native of Kentucky raised in Saint...

4. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about William Sherley Williams, or Old Bill Williams (1787-1849 ca.), a prominent mountain man born in North Carolina and raised near Owen's Station, Missouri in the 1790s before becoming...

5. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about Robert McClellan (1770-1815), an early mountain man, "hunter, trapper, and Indian fighter" native to Maryland and moving to Saint Louis in 1801, dealing with Manuel Lisa, Wilson...

6. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Portrait and chapter of the book about Dr. John McLoughlin (1784-1857), head of the Hudson's Bay Company in Oregon Territory (based in England) and a physician. Description of his life and career as a...

7. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photos (of Joseph III, his son Joseph IV, and Joseph III's place of death in Saint Joseph) and chapter of the book about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), "the proprietor of the trading post at Black Snake...

8. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Portrait and chapter of the book about Louis Robidoux (1796-1868), a fur trader in New Mexico (starting in 1823) and brother of Joseph Robidoux III. Native of the Saint Louis area, namesake of "Mount Robidoux,...

9. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Portrait and chapter of the book about Michel Sylvestre Cerre, or Michel Cerre (1802-1860), a French mountain man and Rocky Mountain fur trader from Saint Louis. He started on the Santa Fe Trail in the...

10. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo and chapter of the book about Albert Gallatin Boone, or Albert Boone (1806-1884), grandson of Daniel Boone and fur trapper, Indian trader, Westport businessman, slaveholder, and Santa Fe trader,...

11. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo and chapter of the book about Mariano Medina (~1810-1878), a "Mexican Mountain Man" born in Taos (then in Mexico) and moving to Oregon Territory in the 1840s and around Denver in the 1850s as a fur...

12. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about Charles Compo, a mountain man in "the Old Oregon country" starting in the 1830s, associated with Protestant missionaries crossing the Rocky Mountains and working as an interpreter...

13. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Illustration of the log cabin of William McGaa (~1822-1867) and chapter of the book about him as "more noted as a founder of Denver than as a Mountain Man," born supposedly in Great Britain and co-founding...

14. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo of the gravestone of and chapter about Antoine Janis, a French mountain man and early settler of northern Colorado in 1859. Description of his life and career, born in the late 1700s and becoming...

15. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about James Pursley (ca. 1770-1850 ca.), a fur trader meeting Zebulon Pike about 1807 and called "the first rough-hewn American backwoodsman to reach Santa Fe" and "the first real American...