The mountain men and the fur trade of the Far West : biographical sketches of the participants by scholars of the subject and with introductions by the editor (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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The mountain men and the fur trade of the Far West : biographical sketches of the participants by scholars of the subject and with introductions by the editor

Author: LeRoy R Hafen
Publisher: Spokane, Wash. : Arthur H. Clark Co., 2000-
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume includes: John D. Albert, Charles Bent, Thomas Biggs, Francis Ziba Branch, Calvin T. Briggs, Lewis T. Burton, John Pierre Cabanne, Moses Carson, Jacques Clamorgan, Auguste Clermont (August Claymore), William Craig, John Day, Jacques D'Eglise, Warren Angus Ferris, Johnson Gardner, Hugh Glenn, Antoine Godin, Miles Morris Goodyear, Mathew Kinkead, James Kipp, Lancaster P. Lupton, Kenneth McKenzie, Stephen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: LeRoy R Hafen
ISBN: 0870620207 9780870620201 087062301X 9780870623011 0870620959 9780870620959 0870620223 9780870620225 0870620231 9780870620232 087062024X 9780870620249 0870620258 9780870620256 0870620266 9780870620263 0870620991 9780870620997 0870621009 9780870621000
OCLC Number: 44813481
Notes: "Second printing with new preface"--Title page verso.
"Facsimile edition of Hafen's original Mountain Men series"--Page [8].
Originally published Glendale, Calif. : A.H. Clark Co., 1965-1972.
Map on lining pages.
Description: volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: A brief history of the fur trade of the far west --
1. Background: furs and frontiers --
2. Fur trade advance on the upper Missouri and in Oregon --
3. Trade ventures in the southwest --
4. Ashley entersthe mountains: the rendezvous of 1825 and 1826 --
5. Smith, Jackson, and Sublette, 1826-1830 --
6. Rivals in the rockies, 1830-1833 --
7. The passing of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, 1833-1836 --
8. End of the rendezvous: decline of the fur trade.
Responsibility: under the editorial supervision of LeRoy R. Hafen.

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This volume includes: John D. Albert, Charles Bent, Thomas Biggs, Francis Ziba Branch, Calvin T. Briggs, Lewis T. Burton, John Pierre Cabanne, Moses Carson, Jacques Clamorgan, Auguste Clermont (August Claymore), William Craig, John Day, Jacques D'Eglise, Warren Angus Ferris, Johnson Gardner, Hugh Glenn, Antoine Godin, Miles Morris Goodyear, Mathew Kinkead, James Kipp, Lancaster P. Lupton, Kenneth McKenzie, Stephen Hall Meek, David Dawson MItchell, Antonio Montero, Albert Pike, William Pope, Nathaniel Pryor, Nathaniel Miguel Pryor, John Baptiste Richard, Osborne Russell, Isaac Sparks, Louis Vasquez, Walkara, Ute Chief, William Wolfskill, John Work, Ewing Young.

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