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1. Antoine Robidoux Antoine Robidoux 1997 Biographical chapter about Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), a Southwestern fur trader and early settler of Saint Joseph, Missouri. He was a native of Florissant, Missouri (a suburb of Saint Louis, Missouri)...

2. Ceran St. Vrain Ceran St. Vrain 1997 Biographical chapter of the book about Ceran Saint Vrain, or Ceran St. Vrain (1802-1870), a fur trader native to the area of Saint Louis, Missouri raised partly with the family of Bernard Pratte, Sr. He...

3. Charles Bent Charles Bent 1997 Biographical chapter in the book about Charles Bent (1799-1847), "fur trapper and trader, Santa Fe trader, part owner of Bent's Fort on the Arkansas [River], and governor of New Mexico." He was a native...

4. Dick Wootton Dick Wootton 1997 Biographical chapter in the book about Dick Wootton (1816-1893), a Southwestern trader and long-time resident of the Bent's Fort vicinity. He was a native of Virginia moving to Independence, Missouri in...

5. Etienne Provost Etienne Provost 1997 Biographical chapter about Etienne Provost (1785-1850), an early southwestern fur trader dubbed "The Man of the Mountains" and namesake of Provo, Utah. He was a native of Quebec, Canada, becoming a "member...

6. George C. Yount George C. Yount 1997 Biographical chapter about George C. Yount, or George Yount (1794-1865), a Southwestern fur trader. He was a native of North Carolina raised near Cape Girardeau, Missouri, becoming engaged in the War of...

7. Jules DeMun Jules DeMun 1997 Biographical chapter about Jules DeMun (1782-1843), an early explorer and fur trader of the American Southwest and of the site of Kansas City. He was a native of Haiti and "nobleman by birth" coming to...

8. Kit Carson Kit Carson 1997 Biographical chapter about Christopher Houston Carson, or Kit Carson (1809-1868), a famous mountain man of the West. He was a native of Kentucky raised in Howard County, Missouri and became a saddle maker...

9. Thomas L. Smith (Peg-Leg) Thomas L. Smith (Peg-Leg) 1997 Chapter on Thomas L. Smith or referred to as Peg-Leg Smith. He was born in Garrard County, Kentucky on October 10, 1801. Smith started his western encounters after meeting Antoine Robidoux at a council...