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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. 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...

5. 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...

6. Founding of St. Louis: A New French Frontier at the End of Empire Founding of St. Louis: A New French Frontier at the End of Empire 2009 Description of events leading up to the founding of St. Louis, "the refuge of all the French" along the Missouri River frontier. Includes color picture of Auguste Chouteau portrait, maps, and other illustrations....

7. 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...

8. St. Louis in 1809 and 1829 St. Louis in 1809 and 1829 Spring 1979 Reprint of a newspaper article first appearing in the September 22, 1829, edition of the Missouri Republican. The author briefly describes the city of St. Louis in 1829 and compares its commercial activity...

9. Sylvestre Pratt Sylvestre Pratt June 19, 1905 Biographical chapter about Sylvestre S. Pratte, or Sylvestre Pratt (1799-1828), a short-lived mountain man. He was a native of Saint Louis, Missouri married to a niece of "the last Spanish Governor of...

10. The St. Louis Fur Trade: Fur Company Ledgers and Account Books in the Archives of the Missouri Historical The St. Louis Fur Trade: Fur Company Ledgers and Account Books in the Archives of the Missouri Historical Society February//1985 Article about the history of the fur trade in Saint Louis, Missouri, especially "from 1802 to 1871, a period which saw the emergence of St. Louis as the unchallenged fur trade capital of the West," with...

11. 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...