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1. A Trader's License A Trader's License Fall 1969 A transcribed license issued to Joseph Bissonette by a U.S. Indian Agent in 1851. The license is presented as a typical example of the type of documents issued to traders involved in the Western fur trade...

2. The Hunter and the Artist The Hunter and the Artist November 1969 Title continues: "A Unique Partnership in the Documentation of the Mountain Man's West." Illustrations and biographical article about Alfred Jacob Miller, or Alfred Miller (1810-1874), the Baltimore artist...

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 Jean Baptiste Gervais (1790-1870), an early French Canadian fur trapper in the Northwest Territory by 1811 and in Oregon Territory starting in the 1820s, probably the "younger...

4. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and chapter of the book about Joseph Gervais (1777-1861), an early French Canadian fur trapper and probable brother of Jean Gervais. He started in his western explorations as early as 1803 in the...

5. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and bio of David Stuart (1765-1853), a Scottish fur trader emigrating to Canada in the late 1700s before traveling on the Wilson Price Hunt expedition to the Columbia River in 1810 and becoming an...

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 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)...

7. 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...

8. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and chapter of the book about Donald Manson (1798-1880), a mountain man native to Scotland and emigrating to the Canadian Rockies by the early 1820s and in Oregon Territory by the mid-1820s as a...

9. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Portrait and chapter of the book about Isaac Rose (1815-18?), a fur trapper entering the Rocky Mountains in 1834 with "Nathaniel J. Wyeth's Columbia River Fishing and Trading Company" before being crippled...

10. 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 Denis Julien, a fur trader born in the 18th century and dealing with Pierre Chouteau and perhaps Meriwether Lewis in the Midwest in the early 1800s, reaching the Rocky Mountains...

11. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo of and chapter of the book about Lewis Bloom Myers, or Lewis Myers (1812-1893), a fur trapper born in Pennsylvania and moving to Saint Louis about 1830 before traveling to the Rocky Mountains by...

12. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Illustration and chapter of the book about Jean-Baptiste Chalifoux (ca. 1792-1860), a fur trapper of the Rocky Mountains with a second identity of Baptiste Brown, born in the early 1790s in French Canada,...

13. 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 Antoine Francois "Baronet" Vasquez, or Antoine Vasquez (1783-1828), an "interpreter for Zebulon Pike's expedition to the sources of the Arkansas in 1806," War of 1812 veteran...

14. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and chapter of the book about Simeon Turley (1806-1847), a trader, miller, and distiller of New Mexico. Native of Kentucky moving to "the Boone's Lick country of central Missouri" in 1812 before...

15. 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 Charles Warfield, a western trader and "raider" moving from New Orleans to the Rocky Mountains by the early 1830s largely responsible for "three nations, Texas, Mexico, and the...

16. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo (of an ad for Vasquez's store) and chapter of the book about Auguste Pike Vasquez, or Pike Vasquez (1813-1869), a western trader, son of Antoine Vasquez, and "grandson of Benito Vasquez, who had...

17. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Illustration and chapter of the book about William Vanderburgh (1800-1832), a western fur trader born in Indiana and joining the Missouri Fur Company in 1818 at Saint Louis and near Council Bluffs under...

18. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and chapter of the book about Isaac Williams (ca. 1799-1856), a fur trapper from Pennsylvania first traveling to the Rocky Mountains in 1830 from Fort Smith, Arkansas. Later a Mexican citizen and...

19. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and bio of William Workman (1800-1876), a mountain man and "prominent merchant in Mexican New Mexico and pioneer rancher in California." Native of England emigrating to Franklin, Missouri in 1823...

20. 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 John Harris, a mountain man in the early 1830s from Missouri, one of "a number of John Harrises living in Missouri at that time." Description of his career, trapping and trading...