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

LeRoy Reuben Hafen - History - 1982 - 401 pages
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 ...
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Trappers of the Far West: Sixteen Biographical Sketches

LeRoy Reuben Hafen - History - 1965 - 334 pages
In the early 1800s vast fortunes were made in the international fur trade, an enterprise founded upon the effort of a few hundred trappers scattered across the American West ...
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Fur Trappers and Traders of the Far Southwest: Twenty Biographical Sketches

LeRoy Reuben Hafen, S. Matthew Despain - History - 1968 - 305 pages
Twenty biographies of fur trappers and traders selected from early works of the editor.
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French Fur Traders and Voyageurs in the American West

LeRoy Reuben Hafen, Janet Lecompte - History - 1997 - 333 pages
?Frenchmen were far ahead of Englishmen in the early Far West, not only prior in time but greater in numbers and in historical importance,? writes Janet Lecompte in her ...
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Fur Traders, Trappers, and Mountain Men of the Upper Missouri

LeRoy Reuben Hafen - History - 1995 - 138 pages
John Jacob Astor's dream of empire took shape as the American Fur Company. At Astor's retirement in 1834, this corporate monopoly reached westward from a depot on Mackinac ...
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Mormon Resistance: A Documentary Account of the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858

LeRoy Reuben Hafen, Ann Woodbury Hafen - History - 1958 - 375 pages
In 1857 President Buchanan quietly sent new officials to rule the Utah Territory and replace Brigham Young as the territorial governor. With no official announcement, the new ...
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