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21. Benjamin McLean Benjamin McLean 1878 Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin McLean, a Kansas City tanner with his store at 10th and Hickory Streets in the West Bottoms ("West Kansas") but initially at 13th and Grand Avenues, with residence...

22. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

23. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

24. Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader Biography of Jacques Fournais (1750?-1871), Explorer and Fur Trader 2009

25. Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman 2003

26. Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader 2008

27. Blazing the Mullan Road Blazing the Mullan Road September 1, 2006 Article describes historical and contemporary travel along the road from Walla Walla, Washington, to Fort Benton, Missouri. Fort Benton, constructed in 1849, was once an important fur trading post, and...

28. Brother to the Fur Trappers of Old Brother to the Fur Trappers of Old October, 2004 Article describes the life of Eric Russell, a native Kansan who strives to capture the way of life of a fur trapper as a historic re-enactor.

29. 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...

30. Cape Girardeau Celebrates 200 Years Cape Girardeau Celebrates 200 Years Fall//1992 History of the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, from its start "dating to the early 1700s," as an Indian trading site on the Mississippi River through "French ensign, Jean Baptiste Girardot." Description...

31. Captain James Kipp Captain James Kipp March 1981 Photo, illustrations, and biographical article about Captain James Kipp (1788-1880), an explorer who "established trading posts for the fur companies and serving as captain of the boats carrying the pelts...

32. Captain Kipp, Renowned Fort Builder and Trader, a Platte County Settler Captain Kipp, Renowned Fort Builder and Trader, a Platte County Settler February 21,1949 Illustration and biographical article about Captain James Kipp (1788-1880), a steamboat captain and Indian trader along the Missouri River valley in the 19th century. Description of his life and career,...

33. 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...

34. 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...

35. Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau 2001 Glossary entry for Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888). She was the daughter of Pierre Menard and his first wife, Marie Therese Michelle Godin. She married Francois Chouteau in 1819 and came with him to the...

36. Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau 2001 Glossary entry for Francois Gesseau Chouteau (1797-1838) son of Pierre Chouteau Sr. and his second wife Brigitte Saucier Chouteau. He was born in St. Louis into a family engaged in the fur and Indian trade....

37. Chouteaus and Fur Trade Chouteaus and Fur Trade 1943 Short description of the Chouteaus' fur trade dominance on the Missouri River in the late 1700s, leading to their agreement with the Spanish government to build Fort Carondelet for exclusive trading rights...

38. Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life 2005 Chronology of trader Cyprien Chouteau's life, beginning with his birth on October 1, 1804 in St. Louis, Missouri, including his settlement in the Randolph area in the 1820's, and concluding with his death...

39. Companion Journeys Companion Journeys August 2008 Title continues, "David Thompson, Thomas Jefferson and the Corps of Discovery traveled similar paths throughout their careers."

In 1797-1798, David Thompson, a fur trader and cartographer for the...

40. David Crow David Crow May 21, 1905 Chapter of the book about David Crow, a mountain man staying in the Rocky Mountains for years after entering the area in 1821 with General Ashley, described as an excellent hunter and good trapper, encountering...