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1. Becoming "a Nation of Quakers": The Removal of the Osage Indians from Missouri Becoming "a Nation of Quakers": The Removal of the Osage Indians from Missouri Summer//2000 Illustrations, map, and article about the removal of the Osage Indians from Missouri in the early 1800s after "half a century" as "the preeminent fur suppliers to the St. Louis market under the French...

2. 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...

3. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life 2005 Chronology of trader Cyprien Chouteau's life, beginning with his birth on October 1, 1804 in St. Louis, Missouri, including his settlement in the Randolph area in the 1820's, and concluding with his death...

8. 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....

9. Fort Carondelet and Osage Amour Propre Fort Carondelet and Osage Amour Propre Autumn//2001 Fort Carondelet was built by the Chouteau Family in 1794 and was situated south of Kansas City in what is now Vernon County, Missouri. The article describes some of the relationships between the French...

10. Fur, Fortune, and Empire Fur, Fortune, and Empire 2010 The author "traces the dramatic rise and fall of the American fur industry, from the first Dutch encounters with the Indians to the rise of the conservation movement in the late nieteenth century."

11. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of the "Four Houses" trading post of 1820, the "oldest, and possibly the principal one of these trading posts. ..located at the present site of Bonner Springs."

12. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 General history of the fur trade in Missouri, starting with New Orleans merchant Pierre Laclede Liguest and his "assistant, a teenager named Auguste Chouteau," settlers of Saint Louis in 1764. Includes...

13. Partners in Pelts Partners in Pelts Fall 1999 History of the ties between the early white civilization of Missouri and the fur trade of the French-speaking Chouteau family in the late 1700s and early 1800s, describing their partnership with the Osage...

14. Pierre Chouteau, Entrepreneur as Indian Agent Pierre Chouteau, Entrepreneur as Indian Agent July//1978 Article about the "career of Pierre Chouteau, Jr. [or Jean Pierre Chouteau, 1758-18??, the father of Francois Chouteau], a prominent French fur trader who served as the American government's first Indian...

15. Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company 2001 There are numerous references in the book to the Chouteau family and in particular Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and his involvement in the fur trade on the upper Missouri River. The focus of the book is the history...

16. Seeking a Newer World: The Fort Osage Journals and Letters of George Sibley, 1808-1811 Seeking a Newer World: The Fort Osage Journals and Letters of George Sibley, 1808-1811 2003 Book includes journal entries and letters written by George Sibley while Chief Indian Factor for the United States at Fort Osage. Extensive annotations are included as well as a lengthy introduction, and...

17. The American Fur Company The American Fur Company Summer 1985 A transcribed report written by Philander Prescott in 1833. Prescott wrote the report just before the Chouteau family took over the American Fur Company and it describes its history, trade activity, and...

18. The Chouteaus and Their Commercial Enterprises, Part I The Chouteaus and Their Commercial Enterprises, Part I June//1933 First of a two-part series of articles on the Chouteau family of the western frontier and their "economic dynasty" of the late 1700s and early 1800s, including biographical information of Francois Gesseau...

19. The Chouteaus and Their Commercial Enterprises, Part II: Diplomatic and Social Relations of the Chouteaus The Chouteaus and Their Commercial Enterprises, Part II: Diplomatic and Social Relations of the Chouteaus September//1933 Second of a two-part series of articles on the Chouteau family, concentrating on their diplomatic relations with the French, Spanish, English, and American governments and Indian tribes, including biographical...

20. The David Adams Journals The David Adams Journals Summer 1998 Transcribed journal entries of David Adams from 1841-1845. Adams was an explorer of the Missouri Valley region and participant in the Western fur trade during this time period. His journal entries describe...