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Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches, LeRoy R. Hafen
Author Name:    LeRoy R. Hafen

Title:   Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches

Binding:   Trade Paperback

Book Condition:   Very Good

Size:   5.3 x 8 inches

Publisher:    Bison Books 1982

ISBN Number:   0803272103 / 9780803272101

Seller ID:   D010105

The legendary mountain men -- the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half on the nineteenth century -- formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the heroes of American adventure. This volume brings to the general reader brief biographies of eighteen representative mountain men, selected from among the essays assembled by LeRoy R. Hafen in ''The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West'' (ten volumes, 1965-72). The subjects and authors are: Manuel Lisa (Richard E. Oglesby); Pierre Chouteau Jr. (Janet Lecompte); Wilson Price Hunt (William Brandon); William H. Ashley (Harvey L. Carter); Jedediah Smith (Harvey L. Carter); John McLoughlin (Kenneth L. Holmes); Peter Skene Ogden (Ted J. Warner); Ceran St. Vrain (Harold H. Dunham); Kit Carson (Harvey L. Carter); Old Bill Williams (Frederic E. Voelker); William Sublette (John E. Sunder);Thomas Fitzpatrick (LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafen); James Bridger (Cornelius M. Ismert); Benjamin L. E. Bonneville (Edgeley W. Todd); Joseph R. Walker (Ardis M. Walker); Nathaniel Wyeth (William R. Sampson); Andrew Drips (Harvey L. Carter); and Joseph L. Meek (Harvey E. Tobie).

Mountain Men, West, History, Fur Traders



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