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1. Don Benito Vasquez in Early Saint Louis Don Benito Vasquez in Early Saint Louis July//1970 Biographical article about Don Benito Vasquez (1738-1810), an early Spanish settler of Saint Louis, Missouri. Native of Spain emigrating to Saint Louis in 1869 as a soldier under Lieutenant Pedro Piernas...

2. He Was the Best He Was the Best May-June//1978 Portrait, illustrations (paintings by the author), and biographical article about Jedediah Smith (1799-1831), an early fur trapper and mountain man born in New York and based in Saint Louis, Missouri starting...

3. James Baird, Early Santa Fe Trader James Baird, Early Santa Fe Trader April//1959 Biographical article about James Baird (1767-1826), an early and rarely documented Santa Fe trader. Native of Pennsylvania moving to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1810 as a blacksmith before traveling to Santa...

4. Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers Fall//1988 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the western fur trading family of Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1860). Description of Joseph (founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri) "as an equal of Manuel...

5. Manuel Lisa [Part II] Manuel Lisa [Part II] //1911 Portrait and second in a series of two biographical articles about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), "the great Spanish fur dealer on the Missouri." Description of his later career from 1812 to his death, exploring...

6. Pierre LaClede [sic], the Father of St. Louis Pierre LaClede [sic], the Father of St. Louis March//1937 Biographical article about Pierre de Laclede Liguest, or Pierre Laclede (1729-1778), the founder of Saint Louis, Missouri and a native of France emigrating to New Orleans in 1755, participating in the...