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Three Years Among the Mexicans and Indians By Gen. Thomas James
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A description of the expeditions of Gen. Thomas James into the Upper Missouri River Region as an employee of the Missouri Fur Company in 1809 and two expeditions to Santa Fe as a trader in 1811 and... More > again 1822. A very important primary source book for this period in early American history, the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade, and the Santa Fe Trade.< Less
Four Years In the Rockies: or, The adventures of Isaac P. Rose By James B. Marsh
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Four Years In the Rockies tells the story of Isaac P. Rose, who went from greenhorn to legendary trapper at the height of the fur-trade in the 1830s. His narrative features a who’s who of early... More > American West figures like Jim Bridger, Kit Carson and Nathaniel Wyeth, and features many memorable sequences such as the trader’s rendezvous, fights with Native Americans and countless details not in mainstream history books – for example, how Kit Carson found his wife. Four Years In the Rockies is a definitive look at the era of the fur-trappers and is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the American West.< Less
Four Years In the Rockies By James B. Marsh
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Four Years In the Rockies tells the story of Isaac P. Rose, who went from greenhorn to legendary trapper at the height of the fur-trade in the 1830s. His narrative is a who’s who of early... More > American West figures like Jim Bridger, Kit Carson and Nathaniel Wyeth, and features many memorable sequences such as the trader’s ‘rendezvous,’ battles with Native Americans and countless details not in mainstream history books – like how Kit Carson found his wife. Four Years In the Rockies is a definitive look at the era of the fur-trappers and traders and is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the American West.< Less
Four Years In the Rockies: or, The Adventures of Isaac P. Rose By James B. Marsh
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Four Years In the Rockies tells the story of Isaac P. Rose, who went from greenhorn to legendary trapper at the height of the fur-trade in the 1830s. His narrative features a who’s who of early... More > American West figures like Jim Bridger, Kit Carson and Nathaniel Wyeth, and features many memorable sequences such as the trader’s rendezvous, fights with Native Americans and countless details not in mainstream history books – for example, how Kit Carson found his wife.< Less
Strategy Six Pack 13 By Various Artists
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Strategy Six Pack 13 includes Thomas De Quincey’s classic study of Rome’s first leaders, The Caesars, two essays by Elbert Hubbard (on Patrick Henry and Anne Hutchinson), Memoirs of an... More > Arabian Princess from Zanzibar by Emily Ruete and two American history classics, My Sixty Years on the Plains - Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting by William Thomas Hamilton and Journal of a Trapper: Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, 1834-1843 by Osborne Russell.< Less
Astoria By Washington Irving
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Volume 2 of 3. In 1836, Irving was approached by fur magnate John Jacob Astor, who convinced Irving to write a history of his fur trading colony in the American Northwest, now known as Astoria,... More > Oregon. Irving had the use of all of Astor's notes and manuscripts, as well as the original journals of such key participants as Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsey Crooks. The resulting work is a classic - an indispensable resource for students of the American West. It is considered to be the "classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast,1811--initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon--including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving made quick work of Astor's project, shipping the fawning biographical account titled Astoria in February 1836.< Less
Astoria By Washington Irving
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Volume 1 of 3. In 1836, Irving was approached by fur magnate John Jacob Astor, who convinced Irving to write a history of his fur trading colony in the American Northwest, now known as Astoria,... More > Oregon. Irving had the use of all of Astor's notes and manuscripts, as well as the original journals of such key participants as Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsey Crooks. The resulting work is a classic - an indispensable resource for students of the American West. It is considered to be the "classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast,1811--initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon--including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving made quick work of Astor's project, shipping the fawning biographical account titled Astoria in February 1836.< Less
Astoria By Wasington Irving
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Volume 3 of 3. In 1836, Irving was approached by fur magnate John Jacob Astor, who convinced Irving to write a history of his fur trading colony in the American Northwest, now known as Astoria,... More > Oregon. Irving had the use of all of Astor's notes and manuscripts, as well as the original journals of such key participants as Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsey Crooks. The resulting work is a classic - an indispensable resource for students of the American West. It is considered to be the "classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast,1811--initial action towards substantiating our claim to Oregon--including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving made quick work of Astor's project, shipping the fawning biographical account titled Astoria in February 1836.< Less
Adventures of a Mountain Man By Zenas Leonard
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Adventures of a Mountain Man: The Narrative of Zenas Leonard is a remarkable true-life adventure story, a narrative of exploration, survival, conflict, capture, torture, and an insider’s... More > account of the daily life of an 1830’s American fur trader and trapper.< Less
Adventures of a Mountain Man: The Narrative of Zenas Leonard By Zenas Leonard
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Adventures of a Mountain Man: The Narrative of Zenas Leonard is a remarkable true-life adventure story, a narrative of exploration, survival, conflict, capture, torture, and an insider’s... More > account of the daily life of an 1830’s American fur trader and trapper in the early American West.< Less

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