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1. A Narrative of Colonel Robert Campbell's Experiences In the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade From 1825 to 1835 A Narrative of Colonel Robert Campbell's Experiences In the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade From 1825 to 1835 1999 reprint In a reprint of Robert Campbell's narrative originally written in 1870, is found a short biography of Robert Campbell. Although the narrative itself was written in Campbell's later years, it still contains...

2. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Information about Indian trade, starting with 1839.

3. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the early fur and Indian trade of the West and its relation to the settlement of Kansas City, discussing the role of local traders such as the Chouteau family, Joseph Guinotte,...

4. 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)...

5. Barney Ward Barney Ward 1965-1972 Chapter about Elijah Barney Ward, or Barney Ward (1813-1865), "[a] builder of Fort Hall [1834)" and "the man who directed the Death Valley '49ers on their supposed 'shortcut' to California." Native of...

6. Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier 2002 This book traces some of the early generations of the Chouteau family starting with Auguste, son of René Augustin Chouteau and Marie Thérèse Bourgeois and the descendants of Marie and Pierre Laclède...

7. Benjamin McLean Benjamin McLean 1878 Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin McLean, a Kansas City tanner with his store at 10th and Hickory Streets in the West Bottoms ("West Kansas") but initially at 13th and Grand Avenues, with residence...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau 2001 Glossary entry for Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888). She was the daughter of Pierre Menard and his first wife, Marie Therese Michelle Godin. She married Francois Chouteau in 1819 and came with him to the...

11. Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau 2001 Glossary entry for Francois Gesseau Chouteau (1797-1838) son of Pierre Chouteau Sr. and his second wife Brigitte Saucier Chouteau. He was born in St. Louis into a family engaged in the fur and Indian trade....

12. Chouteaus and Fur Trade Chouteaus and Fur Trade 1943 Short description of the Chouteaus' fur trade dominance on the Missouri River in the late 1700s, leading to their agreement with the Spanish government to build Fort Carondelet for exclusive trading rights...

13. David Crow David Crow May 21, 1905 Chapter of the book about David Crow, a mountain man staying in the Rocky Mountains for years after entering the area in 1821 with General Ashley, described as an excellent hunter and good trapper, encountering...

14. 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...

15. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Jim Beckwourth (1798-1866), noted fur trapper, mountain man, army scout.

16. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1927 Illustration of "the Trapper--an early steamboat in fur trade in the [eighteen] twenties."

17. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1927 Portrait and caption about "Manuel de Lisa," usually referred to as Manuel Lisa, one of the first great fur traders, with a special concession from the Spanish government, controlling the fur trade with...

18. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Seth Edmund Ward, or Seth Ward, "a pioneer trader in the Platte River region, and one of the most prominent residents of Westport, Missouri." Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence,...

19. 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...

20. Etienne Provost Etienne Provost 1965-1972 Chapter of the book about Etienne Provost (1785-1850), a French Canadian fur trader and namesake of the town of Provo, Utah. Native of Quebec trapping furs by 1815-1817 with the Chouteau family and possibly...