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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Chapter of the book about 19th century Delaware Indian leaders Jim Swanock, Little Beaver, Big Nigger, and Jim Dickie, collectively known as "the Delaware hunters." Description of Jim Swanock (or Shawanock)...

4. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Photo and bio of Robert Stuart (1785-1848), a Scottish fur trader emigrating to Canada in 1807 as "an agent for the North West Company" in his uncle David Stuart's company before joining the 1810 Wilson...

5. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about Russel Farnham (1784-1832), an explorer of the Oregon Territory starting in 1810 as "one of the thirty-three Astorians," a native of Massachusetts. Description of his career,...

6. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Chapter of the book about Tim Goodale, a fur trapper entering the Far West from Illinois by 1839, in the 1840s-1850s encountering fellow mountain men Kit Carson, Lucien Maxwell, et al., living "at the...

7. 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...

8. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about Caleb Greenwood (~1763-1850), an early fur trapper of the West starting in the fur trade in Saint Louis by 1808 with a party of John Jacob Astor and later with Manuel Lisa, the...

9. 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 Calvin Jones (1822-1888), a mountain man, fur trapper, and wagon driver native to Kentucky and raised in Missouri before joining Old Bill Williams in the Far West by...