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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Larpenteur; Elliott Coues
|Notes:||Appendix: "Arrivals of steamboats at Fort Union, and later at Fort Buford, 1864-69," v. 2, p. 431-446.
(Western Americana 03015).
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1975. 6 sheets. 10.5 x 14.8 cm.|
|Description:||2 volumes (xxvii, 473 pages) maps, plates, portraits.|
|Series Title:||American explorers series, 2|
|Responsibility:||Edited, with many critical notes, by Elliot Coues.|
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Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri, 1833-1872
This edition by Coues is an excellent primer for anyone wishing to read of the early fur trade through to its ultimate demise by the end of the 1870's. Charles Larpenteur's diaries are re-written in a narrative style which makes them somewhat more readable than the original...
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