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The Fur Trade By Kathleen Fair
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The town of Endicott Maine is just like any other small town. With one exception, all of its residents are shape shifters. Born with the ability to transform into a wolf. The arrival of a strange... More > family has them on edge. When they find the body of one of their own they fear their secret has gotten out. Are they responsible for the killings or is something more sinister hunting them?< Less
The Fur Trade By Kathleen Fair
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The town of Endicott Maine was just like any other small New England town. But with one exception, all of its residents are shape shifters. Born with the ability to transform into a wolf. The... More > arrival of a strange family has them all on edge. Why are they in town in the off season? When they find the body of one of their own, they fear that their secret has gotten out. Are the humans responsible for the killings or is something more sinister hunting them?< Less
Surviving The Fur Trade By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the biography of Donald Charles McLean who joined the Hudson Bay Company at Moose Factory in 1813. When the supply ships of 1815 could not get back to Europe because of cap ice in Hudson... More > Straits that year and were forced to spend the winter in James Bay, McLean and others began walking to Montreal and New York where one of the group would catch a ship to London England.< Less
Fur Trade Brigade Schedules 1804-1874 By Joachim Fromhold
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A look at the Fur Trade Brigades in western Canada and the Brigade Schedules. Year after Year the brigade could be counted to show up at specific places - and more importantly, at their terminal -... More > within a day or two of a scheduled date. This publication lays out the schedule of these various brigades. In turn, these schedules can help us to know where particular persons were at a given time, and what events they were part of.< Less
Fur Trade Brigade Schedules 1804-1874 By Joachim Fromhold
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A look at the Fur Trade Brigades in western Canada and the Brigade Schedules. Year after Year the brigade could be counted to show up at specific places - and more importantly, at their terminal -... More > within a day or two of a scheduled date. This publication lays out the schedule of these various brigades. In turn, these schedules can help us to know where particular persons were at a given time, and what events they were part of.< Less
To Trade Or To Trap : The Scofflaws and the Scoundrels and the Upper Missouri River Fur Trade By Ronald Diener
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During the heyday of the American fur trappers in the west, they openly and knowingly violated the law of the United States that forbade such activity. Several American officials and representatives... More > of the Federal Government indicated that they understood trapping and hunting on Indian lands was contrary to the law of the land. They described the devastating effects of fur trapping by whites: how it undermined other policies of the United States relating to Native Americans. Some tribes in the first third of the nineteenth century were characterized as warring, insensate savages, including the Arikara tribe and the Blackfeet. The hostility of these tribes was not senseless: they had good reasons to believe that representatives of the United States were their enemies. They entered directly into hostile actions when opportunities arose, of course, but in most cases they believed that they were fighting for their very survival. In general, history has proved them to have been correct in this assessment.< Less
To Trade Or To Trap : The Scofflaws and the Scoundrels and the Upper Missouri River Fur Trade By Ronald Diener
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During the heyday of the American fur trappers in the west, they openly and knowingly violated the law of the United States that forbade such activity. Several American officials and representatives... More > of the Federal Government indicated that they understood trapping and hunting on Indian lands was contrary to the law of the land. They described the devastating effects of fur trapping by whites: how it undermined other policies of the United States relating to Native Americans. Some tribes in the first third of the nineteenth century were characterized as warring, insensate savages, including the Arikara tribe and the Blackfeet. The hostility of these tribes was not senseless: they had good reasons to believe that representatives of the United States were their enemies. They entered directly into hostile actions when opportunities arose, of course, but in most cases they believed that they were fighting for their very survival. In general, history has proved them to have been correct in this assessment.< Less
Clay Tobacco Pipes and the Fur Trade of the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains By Michael A. Pfeiffer
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This detailed study of tobacco pipe assemblages from the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains, in an 1800-1890s time frame, demonstrates the interpretive value of pipes on an intrasite, regional,... More > and interregional basis. Pipes reflect marketing and trade histories of these regions and of the cultural subgroups.< Less
Politics of the Fur Trade: Clay Tobacco Pipes at Fort Union Trading Post (32WI17) [color hardcover edition] By J. Byron Sudbury
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The clay tobacco pipe is a very common artifact representing past everyday life that is used to help date archeological deposits. The reconstructed 19th century Fort Union Trading Post in modern-day... More > North Dakota produced many clay tobacco pipes during NPS excavations. This book contains extensive photographs of the clay pipe types recovered, evaluates the age and manufacturing origin of the clay pipes, and provides the basis for developing a dating sequence for using pipes to date other 19th century sites. 225 pages, 108 Photographic Figures, 4 tables, 6 appendices; index, full color hardcover version (a less expensive black and white version is also available listed as ISBN 978-0-9789083-3-1). Contact jschemistry@hotmail.com for more information.< Less
Politics of the Fur Trade: Clay Tobacco Pipes at Fort Union Trading Post (32WI17) [black and white edition] By J. Byron Sudbury
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The clay tobacco pipe is a very common artifact representing past everyday life that is used to help date archeological deposits. The reconstructed 19th century Fort Union Trading Post in modern-day... More > North Dakota produced many clay tobacco pipes during NPS excavations. This book contains extensive photographs of the clay pipe types recovered, evaluates the age and manufacturing origin of the clay pipes, and provides the basis for developing a dating sequence for using pipes to date other 19th century sites. 225 pages, 108 Photographic Figures, 4 tables, 6 appendices; index, paperback, (a full color hardcopy version is also available as ISBN 978-0-9789083-2-4). Contact jschemistry@hotmail.com for more information.< Less