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1. Ezekiel Williams Ezekiel Williams 1972 Chapter of the book about Ezekiel Williams (ca. 1775-1844), a fur trapper born in Kentucky and traveling up the Missouri River from Saint Louis in 1807 (through the site of Kansas City) and again in 1809...

2. 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 Edward de Morin (1818-1902), a fur trapper and native of Montreal, Canada, beginning in 1834 in the Midwest and traveling to California in 1844 and to Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri...

3. 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 chapter of the book about Simon Plamondon (1800-1900), a French Canadian fur trader and the first known explorer of the Cowlitz River, a branch of the Columbia River in Oregon Territory, reaching...

4. 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 John Didier (1827-1918), a fur trapper and French emigrant to Cincinnati in about 1847, joining the firm of Pierre Chouteau Jr. & Company in Saint Louis in 1849 and traveling...

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 James Douglas (1803-1877), a fur trapper and native of the nation of Guyana, growing up in Scotland and emigrating to Canada in 1819, possibly part black or Indian. Description...

6. 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 Lewis Dutton (~1802-1875), a native of New Hampshire and engaged in the fur trade in the Rocky Mountains by 1824 with William Ashley's men, traveling to New Mexico and California...

7. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Portrait and chapter of the book about Auguste Chouteau (1786-1838), called "the most gifted and brilliant of all the Chouteaus," but a disappointment "to his friends and family," running up large fur...

8. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Portrait and chapter of the book about Pierre Chouteau, Jr. (1789-1865), "the second son of Pierre Chouteau and the grandson of the founder of St. Louis, Pierre Laclede Liguest," involved in the fur trade...

9. 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...

10. 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,...

11. 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 David Jackson, a fur trader on William Ashley's expedition "up the Missouri River in April 1822." He was born in the late 1700s and entered the Indian trade in the 1810s in Missouri...

12. 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 J. B. Moncravie, or Jean Baptiste Moncrevie (~1797-1885), a western trader born in France and traveling in the West and on the Oregon Trail with other fur traders such as William...

13. 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 Joseph McLoughlin (~1809-1848), a mountain man and son of Dr. John McLoughlin, "one of the best known figures in the fur trade of the Far West." Description of Joseph's life and...

14. 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 William Kittson (~1791-1841), a fur trader "serv[ing] on the British side during the War of 1812," a native of Canada traveling to the Oregon Territory in the late 1810s, engaged...

15. 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 Richard Grant (1794-1862), a "represent[ative of] British interests in the Rocky Mountain fur trade after most of the Mountain Men had retired from trapping," starting in the...

16. 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 Antoine Reynal, Jr., a fur trapper born in Saint Charles, Missouri, about 1810 and moving to Fort Laramie in the Rocky Mountains by the 1840s, at one time hosting the English...

17. 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 Zacharias Ham, "one of the most obscure of William H. Ashley's important trappers" starting in 1825 in the Rockies and dying some time after the early 1830s, dealing with other...

18. 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 chapter of the book about William Hamilton (1822-1908), a fur trapper native to Great Britain and starting in the fur trade from Independence to the Rocky Mountains in 1842 with mountain man...

19. 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 Edward Rose, a fur trader in the northern Rocky Mountains (with the Crow Indians) growing up near Louisville and joining expeditions with Manuel Lisa in 1807, Andrew Henry in...

20. 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 John Newman (~1785~1838), a fur trapper born in Pennsylvania and moving to Ohio before joining the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1803 and afterwards living in Missouri and traveling...