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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. 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...

3. 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...

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. Jules DeMun Jules DeMun 1997 Biographical chapter about Jules DeMun (1782-1843), an early explorer and fur trader of the American Southwest and of the site of Kansas City. He was a native of Haiti and "nobleman by birth" coming to...

6. 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...