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81. Daniel Morgan Boone Daniel Morgan Boone Information about Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1850), the seventh of eleven children of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone and an explorer, trapper, and surveyor, one of the Kansas City area's first white residents...

82. Dick Wootton Dick Wootton 1997 Biographical chapter in the book about Dick Wootton (1816-1893), a Southwestern trader and long-time resident of the Bent's Fort vicinity. He was a native of Virginia moving to Independence, Missouri in...

83. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of French explorer Etienne V. De Bourgmont (1679-1734) written by Frank Norall. This early explorer was the first known white man to explore the lower and middle Missouri River and record...

84. Documents: A Journal of the Santa Fe Trail Documents: A Journal of the Santa Fe Trail June 1, 1925 First of a two-part series of articles excerpting the journal of Santa Fe Trail experiences in the 1800s by Philip St. George Cooke. Information on many of the trail's freighters involved with Westport...

85. Documents: A Journal of the Santa Fe Trail Documents: A Journal of the Santa Fe Trail September 1, 1925 Second of a two-part series of articles excerpting the journal of Santa Fe Trail experiences by Philip St. George Cooke in 1843. Information on many of the trail's freighters, military officers, and Indian...

86. 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...

87. Dr. David Waldo Dr. David Waldo Information on Dr. David Waldo (1802-1878), an early physician, western freighter, and real estate investor of Kansas City and Independence becoming the namesake of the Waldo area of the southwestern part...

88. Dr. David Waldo--Physician, Soldier, Santa Fe Trader and Big Landholder Dr. David Waldo--Physician, Soldier, Santa Fe Trader and Big Landholder Spring//1968 Photo (of Dr. Waldo) and biographical article (written by Waldo's grandson) about Dr. David Waldo (1802-1878), a "physician, soldier, wealthy landowner, and early day Santa Fe trader" of Independence,...

89. Dr. David Waldo First Lecture Topic Dr. David Waldo First Lecture Topic October//1976 Article about the lecture by James Goodrich, "associate editor of the Missouri Historical Review," about Dr. David Waldo (1802-1878), "medical doctor and Santa Fe Trader [sic]" of early Independence, Missouri....

90. Dust of Oblivion Is Gathering on This Area's Forgotten Mountain Men Dust of Oblivion Is Gathering on This Area's Forgotten Mountain Men April/15/1946 Biographical article about local mountain men and former residents of the Kansas City area, especially Major Andrew Drips (here listed as "Andrew J. Dripps"), Louis Vasquez, and Jim Bridger, among others...

91. Early Days of the Catholic Church Early Days of the Catholic Church February//1899 Article about western Missouri's Catholic beginnings "back to the wonderful land expedition of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado from AD 1540 to 1542," followed by explorers Marquette and Joliet in 1673, with...

92. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1927 Portrait and caption about "Manuel de Lisa," usually referred to as Manuel Lisa, one of the first great fur traders, with a special concession from the Spanish government, controlling the fur trade with...

93. Early Spanish Explorations and Indian Implements in Kansas Early Spanish Explorations and Indian Implements in Kansas 1904 Photos, illustrations, maps, and article about early Spanish explorations and Indian implements in Kansas. Depiction of the routes of Francisco Coronado (in 1541) from New Mexico to "Quivira" (near present-day...

94. Edwin Heath Edwin Heath 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Edwin Heath, or E. R. Heath, "a popular and well known scientist and physician of Kansas City," born in Wisconsin in 1839 and coming to Kansas City in 1868 as a doctor, scientist,...

95. Edwin Heath Edwin Heath August/6/1911 Map, caption, and article about Dr. E. R. Heath, or Edwin Heath, a physician in Kansas City, Kansas, and an explorer in South America starting in 1872, discovering rivers and river headwaters in the Andes...

96. 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.

97. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Biographical sketch of Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), a "fur trader and explorer" moving to Saint Louis about 1817 and basing much of his western expeditions from there.

98. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of John McKnight (1802-1875), a lawyer and western trader of Saint Louis. Description of his life and career as a native of Virginia moving to Missouri in 1815 and traveling...

99. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Seth Edmund Ward, or Seth Ward, "a pioneer trader in the Platte River region, and one of the most prominent residents of Westport, Missouri." Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence,...

100. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), an "Indian trader" and brother of fellow trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868). Native of Saint Louis starting out as a fur trader about 1816 on General Atkinson's...