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1. 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)...

2. Business Techniques in the Santa Fe Trade Business Techniques in the Santa Fe Trade April//1940 Article about the business practices of Missouri merchants on the Santa Fe Trail (Santa Fe then being part of Mexico), boosting the economies of central and western Missouri towns along the Missouri River...

3. Eighteenth Congress--2d Session Eighteenth Congress--2d Session January 1825 Reprint of the Second Session of the 18th Congress of the United States, dealing in part with the establishment of the Santa Fe Trail and trade of furs, hemp, etc.

4. George C. Yount George C. Yount 1997 Biographical chapter about George C. Yount, or George Yount (1794-1865), a Southwestern fur trader. He was a native of North Carolina raised near Cape Girardeau, Missouri, becoming engaged in the War of...

5. In Search of Furs and Freedom: African-Americans on the Santa Fe Trail In Search of Furs and Freedom: African-Americans on the Santa Fe Trail August, 2004 Article describes the Santa Fe Trail involvement of African-Americans. The author specifically details the use of black slaves in the fur trade, as well as naming individuals of African descent who lived...

6. Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, c. 1827-1844: With Emphasis On Independence As Staging Area Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, c. 1827-1844: With Emphasis On Independence As Staging Area For Westward Commercial Movements 1971 A 246-page thesis toward a master's degree from the University of Washington about the role of Independence in 1827-1844 as an outfitting post and starting point for western migration and commerce, including...

7. More Reports of the Fur Trade and Inland Trade to Mexico More Reports of the Fur Trade and Inland Trade to Mexico July-September 1942 Second in a two-part series of articles reproducing letters and other reports by prominent fur traders or government officials involved in the fur trade or inland trade with Mexico in 1831. Among the report...

8. Reports of the Fur Trade and Inland Trade to Mexico, 1831 Reports of the Fur Trade and Inland Trade to Mexico, 1831 January-June 1942 Reproductions of letters and other reports from various fur traders and government officials involved in western exploration in 1831. The impetus for the reports that year was a request to the President...

9. Spanish Expeditions into Colorado Spanish Expeditions into Colorado November 1924 Article provides a chronological history of Spanish expeditions into or through Colorado that are not often cited in such histories or lists. The first part covers expeditions taking place in the period...

10. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Photo of and biographical chapter about Charles Beaubien (1800-1864), a "[f]ur trapper, storekeeper, politician, judge, land developer, and comrade to many Mountain Men," arriving in New Mexico "from his...

11. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Chapter of the book about Reuben Smith (ca. 1773-1828), leader of "the first expedition [in 1809] to fabled Santa Fe since Lieutenant Zebulon Pike was 'invited' to visit there in February 1807." Brother...

12. The Wet and Dry Route of the Santa Fe Trail The Wet and Dry Route of the Santa Fe Trail Summer//1992 History of the "wet" and "dry" routes of the Santa Fe Trail, the former following the Arkansas River and starting in 1821, the latter "depart[ing] the river valley near Pawnee Fork" and starting in 1833,...

13. Thomas Fitzpatrick and the First Indian Agency in Colorado Thomas Fitzpatrick and the First Indian Agency in Colorado March 1929 Article provides a history of the Indian agency started in 1846 for "the region of the upper Platte and Arkansas," with Thomas Fitzpatrick as its first agent. The agency apparently did not have a fixed...

14. William S. Williams William S. Williams 1997 Biographical chapter about William Sherley Williams, or William Williams (1787-1849), also known as Old Bill Williams. He was a native of North Carolina raised just west of Saint Louis, Missouri, where...