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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Fort Carondelet Fort Carondelet 1943 Short description of the building and maintenance of Fort Carondelet by the Chouteaus for their fur trade.

[Auguste] Chouteau obtained a monopoly of the Osage trade in 1794, and kept it until 1802....

8. John Colter John Colter 1971 Chapter about John Colter (ca. 1774-1813), a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, "remembered as the white discoverer of that land of steaming wonders--The Yellowstone, now our oldest and largest...

9. Kit Carson Kit Carson 1965-1972 Portrait and chapter in the book about Kit Carson (1809-1868), an explorer and fur trapper of the Far West, perhaps the most famous of the mountain men. He was born as Christopher Houston Carson near Boonesborough,...

10. Major John Dougherty Major John Dougherty 1965-1972 Chapter about Major John Dougherty (1789-1860), "an honorary 'major' by virtue of his role as Indian agent," a native of Kentucky and resident upon retirement of Liberty, Missouri. Photo and description...

11. Robert Campbell Robert Campbell 1965-1972 Portrait and chapter of the book about Robert Campbell (1804-1879), an Irish emigrant to Saint Louis in 1824, joinging a fur trapping expedition to the Rocky Mountains in 1825 to help his lung condition....

12. Soblet or Sublette Family Soblet or Sublette Family 1960 Chapters of the book about the origins of the Soblet family that fled France in 1686 and emigrated to Virginia in 1700. The spelling of the Sublette family had considerable variations. Local descendants...

13. The Fur Trade The Fur Trade 2007 A short, concise history is given of the fur trade and the fur trappers themselves starting with the French and ending with the decline of beaver pelts for use in the hat trade. Includes Lewis and Clark,...

14. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Guide Thomas Fitzpatrick, Guide 1965 Chapter of the book about and portrait of Thomas Fitzpatrick (1799-1854), an "outstanding" guide and Indian agent and native of Ireland, known as a prominent mountain man and explorer of the West starting...

15. William Gordon William Gordon 1972 Chapter of the book about William Gordon, "a surveyor, a clerk, a trader, a trapper, and an Indian affairs officer," supposedly a native of Virginia and War of 1812 veteran, in Saint Louis by 1818 and...