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1. Frontiersmen and Fur Traders Frontiersmen and Fur Traders Mostly newspaper clippings about the fur trade and notable frontiersmen and fur traders on the Oregon and California Trails, etc.

2. La Decouverte du Missouri et L'Histoire du Fort D'Orleans (1673-1728) La Decouverte du Missouri et L'Histoire du Fort D'Orleans (1673-1728) 1925 Book about the discovery of Missouri and the Missouri River, including the fur trade there, and the foundation of Fort Orleans in the late 1600s and early 1700s, in French.

3. Robert Campbell Robert Campbell Information about Robert Campbell, an Irish fur trader in Saint Louis by 1824 in company of Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, and Thomas Fitzpatrick. Said to be one of the greatest aids to the government in Indian...

4. Thomas Fitzpatrick Thomas Fitzpatrick Bio of Thomas Fitzpatrick (1799-1854), a guide of the Rocky Mountains and mid-19th century resident of Westport at the southeast corner of Broadway and Westport Roads, born in Ireland and beginning in...

5. William Gillis William Gillis Biographical information about William Gillis (1797-1868), a soldier in Indian battles against Tecumseh later establishing Indian trading posts. Moved to Kansas City in 1830 with finest house in the area...

6. William S. Chick William S. Chick Bio of William S. Chick from Virginia, involved in the War of 1812, and settling in Westport in 1836 with a log business struck repeatedly by floods. Began ferry service facilitating fur trade. First to...

7. William Sublette William Sublette Illustrations and information on William Sublette (1799-1845), arriving in Saint Charles, Missouri Territory in 1818 as one of the original fur traders in the Rocky Mountains, co-organizer of the Kansas...