Fur Trappers and Traders of the Far Southwest: Twenty Biographical Sketches

Fur Trappers and Traders of the Far Southwest: Twenty Biographical Sketches

by Matthew Despain
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874212359

ISBN-13: 9780874212358

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Utah State University Press

Biographies of prominent figures in the Southwest fur trade during the 1820s and 1830s. Their influence helped establish early connections between the United States and its future territories.  See more details below

Overview

Biographies of prominent figures in the Southwest fur trade during the 1820s and 1830s. Their influence helped establish early connections between the United States and its future territories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874212358
Publisher:
Utah State University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Marcelino Baca1
Jules DeMun8
James Kirker20
Jacob Fowler39
Isaac Slover51
Ewing Young56
Etienne Provost79
Antoine Robidoux95
William Sherley (Old Bill) Williams108
George C. Yount138
Kit Carson148
Sylvestre S. Pratte176
John Rowland188
Gervais Nolan195
Thomas L. (Peg-leg) Smith200
William Wolfskill220
Ceran St. Vrain233
John Gantt253
Charles Bent268
Dick Wootton290

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