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201. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about John Didier (1827-1918), a fur trapper and French emigrant to Cincinnati in about 1847, joining the firm of Pierre Chouteau Jr. & Company in Saint Louis in 1849 and traveling...

202. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and chapter of the book about Joseph Gervais (1777-1861), an early French Canadian fur trapper and probable brother of Jean Gervais. He started in his western explorations as early as 1803 in the...

203. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Photo and bio of David Stuart (1765-1853), a Scottish fur trader emigrating to Canada in the late 1700s before traveling on the Wilson Price Hunt expedition to the Columbia River in 1810 and becoming an...

204. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about James Douglas (1803-1877), a fur trapper and native of the nation of Guyana, growing up in Scotland and emigrating to Canada in 1819, possibly part black or Indian. Description...

205. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Chapter of the book about 19th century Delaware Indian leaders Jim Swanock, Little Beaver, Big Nigger, and Jim Dickie, collectively known as "the Delaware hunters." Description of Jim Swanock (or Shawanock)...

206. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Portrait and chapter of the book on Malcolm Clark (1817-1869), a retired military officer from Indiana, traveling to Texas and then the upper Missouri territory as a fur trader in the 1830s, retiring to...

207. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about Lewis Dutton (~1802-1875), a native of New Hampshire and engaged in the fur trade in the Rocky Mountains by 1824 with William Ashley's men, traveling to New Mexico and California...

208. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo and chapter of the book about Andrew Whitley Sublette, or Andrew Sublette (1808-1853), a Rocky Mountain fur trader and brother of Westport trader William Sublette. Native of Kentucky raised in Saint...

209. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Portrait and chapter of the book about Auguste Chouteau (1786-1838), called "the most gifted and brilliant of all the Chouteaus," but a disappointment "to his friends and family," running up large fur...

210. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about William Sherley Williams, or Old Bill Williams (1787-1849 ca.), a prominent mountain man born in North Carolina and raised near Owen's Station, Missouri in the 1790s before becoming...

211. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Portrait and chapter of the book about Pierre Chouteau, Jr. (1789-1865), "the second son of Pierre Chouteau and the grandson of the founder of St. Louis, Pierre Laclede Liguest," involved in the fur trade...

212. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Photo and bio of Robert Stuart (1785-1848), a Scottish fur trader emigrating to Canada in 1807 as "an agent for the North West Company" in his uncle David Stuart's company before joining the 1810 Wilson...

213. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Chapter of the book about and portrait of Edward Ermatinger (1797-1876, born on the island of Elba) and his brother Francis Ermatinger (1798~1860, born in Portugal), both fur traders with the Hudson's...

214. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about Russel Farnham (1784-1832), an explorer of the Oregon Territory starting in 1810 as "one of the thirty-three Astorians," a native of Massachusetts. Description of his career,...

215. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1972 Chapter of the book about David Jackson, a fur trader on William Ashley's expedition "up the Missouri River in April 1822." He was born in the late 1700s and entered the Indian trade in the 1810s in Missouri...

216. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Hugh Glass, a fur trapper and supposedly a former pirate with Jean Laffite, captured and escaping from Indians in 1822 to Saint Louis, and joining the expedition to the Rocky...

217. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Francisco Laforet (~1793-18), a French fur trader in New Mexico by 1826 and dealing with other mountain men such as David Waldo, Old Bill Williams, et al., born in Montreal in...

218. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1969 Chapter of the book about Tim Goodale, a fur trapper entering the Far West from Illinois by 1839, in the 1840s-1850s encountering fellow mountain men Kit Carson, Lucien Maxwell, et al., living "at the...

219. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Baptiste LaLande, an early traveler to Santa Fe from Illinois in 1804 involved with Zebulon Pike, expatriating to Mexico upon arriving there.

220. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Maurice LeDuc, Jr. (~1808-1880), "in his way, the last of the Mountain Men," a entering Taos, New Mexico by about 1825. Description of Maurice Jr.'s father, a fellow trapper in...