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The American fur trade of the Far West : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe

Volume 1. [Part 1]. Character of the business -- Relations with the Indians -- Evil effects of competition -- The liquor traffic -- Characteristic features of the fur trade -- Trading posts -- The trapping fraternity -- Life in the wilderness -- [Part 2]Louisiana -- Rise of the American fur trade -- St. Louis -- Expeditions of 1807 -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Manuel Lisa, its founder -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Sketch of its varied career -- Crooks and McLellan -- Astoria.--Origin and scope of the project -- Astoria.--The expedition by sea -- Astoria.--The Overland expedition--West -- Astoria.--Beginnings on the Columbia and the Overland expedition -- Astoria.--The course of events on the Columbia -- Astoria.--Review of the enterprise -- Astoria.--Its author and the "sources of his inspiration" -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Under William H. Ashley -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Adventures of Jedediah S. Smith -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Its later history-- The American Fur Company.--Establishment of the Western Department -- The American Fur Company.--The Upper Missouri outfit -- The American Fur Company.--Stress of competition -- The American Fur Company.--1834-1843 -- The American Fur Company.--Methods and men -- Captain Bonneville -- Nathaniel J. Wyeth.-- The Oregon Trail -- Volume 2. The Santa Fe trade--Santa Fe -- The Santa Fe trade--historical sketch -- The Santa Fe trade--character of the business -- The Santa Fe trade--the trail -- The Santa Fe trade--incidents of the trail -- The war of 1812 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1819-1820 -- The Aricara campaign of 1823 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1825 -- The smallpox scourge of 1837 -- Military occupation -- Geographical and scientific explorations -- Missionary work -- "The lost trappers" -- The battle of Pierre's Hole -- The death of Henry Vanderburgh -- The battle of Fort McKenzie -- Smuggling liquor of the Missouri -- Rose and Beckwourth, the Crow chiefs--Alexander Harvey, desperado -- Miraculous escape of Hugh Glass -- The treachery of Mike Fink -- The adventures of John Colter -- The Rocky Mountains -- Valleys and plains -- Rivers and lakes--the Missouri system and the plains rivers -- Rivers and lakes--the Colorado ad Columbia systems and the great basin -- Flora -- Fauna--the buffalo, beaver, and bear -- Fauna--other species of interest in the fur trade -- Native tribes--general observations -- Native tribes of the Missouri basin -- Native tribes of the southwest and the tra-Montane country -- Volume 3. Appendices.

The American fur trade of the Far West : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe

Volume 1. [Part 1]. Character of the business -- Relations with the Indians -- Evil effects of competition -- The liquor traffic -- Characteristic features of the fur trade -- Trading posts -- The trapping fraternity -- Life in the wilderness -- [Part 2]Louisiana -- Rise of the American fur trade -- St. Louis -- Expeditions of 1807 -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Manuel Lisa, its founder -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Sketch of its varied career -- Crooks and McLellan -- Astoria.--Origin and scope of the project -- Astoria.--The expedition by sea -- Astoria.--The Overland expedition--West -- Astoria.--Beginnings on the Columbia and the Overland expedition -- Astoria.--The course of events on the Columbia -- Astoria.--Review of the enterprise -- Astoria.--Its author and the "sources of his inspiration" -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Under William H. Ashley -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Adventures of Jedediah S. Smith -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Its later history-- The American Fur Company.--Establishment of the Western Department -- The American Fur Company.--The Upper Missouri outfit -- The American Fur Company.--Stress of competition -- The American Fur Company.--1834-1843 -- The American Fur Company.--Methods and men -- Captain Bonneville -- Nathaniel J. Wyeth.-- The Oregon Trail -- Volume 2. The Santa Fe trade--Santa Fe -- The Santa Fe trade--historical sketch -- The Santa Fe trade--character of the business -- The Santa Fe trade--the trail -- The Santa Fe trade--incidents of the trail -- The war of 1812 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1819-1820 -- The Aricara campaign of 1823 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1825 -- The smallpox scourge of 1837 -- Military occupation -- Geographical and scientific explorations -- Missionary work -- "The lost trappers" -- The battle of Pierre's Hole -- The death of Henry Vanderburgh -- The battle of Fort McKenzie -- Smuggling liquor of the Missouri -- Rose and Beckwourth, the Crow chiefs--Alexander Harvey, desperado -- Miraculous escape of Hugh Glass -- The treachery of Mike Fink -- The adventures of John Colter -- The Rocky Mountains -- Valleys and plains -- Rivers and lakes--the Missouri system and the plains rivers -- Rivers and lakes--the Colorado ad Columbia systems and the great basin -- Flora -- Fauna--the buffalo, beaver, and bear -- Fauna--other species of interest in the fur trade -- Native tribes--general observations -- Native tribes of the Missouri basin -- Native tribes of the southwest and the tra-Montane country -- Volume 3. Appendices.

The American fur trade of the Far West : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe

Volume 1. [Part 1]. Character of the business -- Relations with the Indians -- Evil effects of competition -- The liquor traffic -- Characteristic features of the fur trade -- Trading posts -- The trapping fraternity -- Life in the wilderness -- [Part 2]Louisiana -- Rise of the American fur trade -- St. Louis -- Expeditions of 1807 -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Manuel Lisa, its founder -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Sketch of its varied career -- Crooks and McLellan -- Astoria.--Origin and scope of the project -- Astoria.--The expedition by sea -- Astoria.--The Overland expedition--West -- Astoria.--Beginnings on the Columbia and the Overland expedition -- Astoria.--The course of events on the Columbia -- Astoria.--Review of the enterprise -- Astoria.--Its author and the "sources of his inspiration" -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Under William H. Ashley -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Adventures of Jedediah S. Smith -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Its later history-- The American Fur Company.--Establishment of the Western Department -- The American Fur Company.--The Upper Missouri outfit -- The American Fur Company.--Stress of competition -- The American Fur Company.--1834-1843 -- The American Fur Company.--Methods and men -- Captain Bonneville -- Nathaniel J. Wyeth.-- The Oregon Trail -- Volume 2. The Santa Fe trade--Santa Fe -- The Santa Fe trade--historical sketch -- The Santa Fe trade--character of the business -- The Santa Fe trade--the trail -- The Santa Fe trade--incidents of the trail -- The war of 1812 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1819-1820 -- The Aricara campaign of 1823 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1825 -- The smallpox scourge of 1837 -- Military occupation -- Geographical and scientific explorations -- Missionary work -- "The lost trappers" -- The battle of Pierre's Hole -- The death of Henry Vanderburgh -- The battle of Fort McKenzie -- Smuggling liquor of the Missouri -- Rose and Beckwourth, the Crow chiefs--Alexander Harvey, desperado -- Miraculous escape of Hugh Glass -- The treachery of Mike Fink -- The adventures of John Colter -- The Rocky Mountains -- Valleys and plains -- Rivers and lakes--the Missouri system and the plains rivers -- Rivers and lakes--the Colorado ad Columbia systems and the great basin -- Flora -- Fauna--the buffalo, beaver, and bear -- Fauna--other species of interest in the fur trade -- Native tribes--general observations -- Native tribes of the Missouri basin -- Native tribes of the southwest and the tra-Montane country -- Volume 3. Appendices.

The treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-west territories, including the negotiations on which they are based, and other information relating thereto

Book covers the following topics: The Selkirk Treaty -- The Robinson Treaty -- The Manitoulin Island Treaty -- The Stone Fort and Manitoba Post Treaties, Numbers One and Two -- Treaty Number Three ; or, the North-West Angle Treaty -- The Qu'Appelle Treaty, or Number Four -- The Revision of Treaties Numbers One and Two -- The Winnipeg Treaty, Number Five -- The Treaties at Forts Carlton and Pitt [Fort] -- Treaty Number Seven ; or, the Blackfeet Treaty -- The Sioux in the North-West Territories -- The Administration of the Treaties -- the Half-Breeds [Metis] -- The Future of the Indian Tribes [Native or Aboriginal peoples, First Nations].

Canadian mosaic : the making of a northern nation

Item is an account of the traditions and cultures of European nationalities that immigrated to Canada. Book includes chapters on the United States, France, England, Scotland, Germany, Ireland, Wales, Scandinavia, Hungry, Russia, and Italy among others.

Советское фото No. 15-16

Item is an issue of "Soviet Photo," a magazine devoted to technical and amateur photography in the Soviet Union that was published in Moscow from 1926 to 1997. Item contains photographs depicting Soviet culture, social events, architecture, and people.

Appley Dapply's nursery rhymes

Item is a children's collection of nursery rhymes by Beatrix Potter, the creator of the Peter Rabbit series. This edition features new illustrated reproductions from the original 1917 edition.

Appley Dapply's nursery rhymes

Item is a first edition of Beatrix Potter's collection of nursery rhymes for children, and is accompanied by a booklet advertising Potter's other books and Peter Rabbit merchandise.

An encyclopædia of cottage, farm, and villa architecture and furniture : containing numerous designs for dwellings, from the villa to the cottage and the farm, including farm houses, farmeries, and other agricultural buildings ; country inns, public houses, and parochial schools : with the requisite fittings-up, fixtures, and furniture ; and appropriate offices, gardens, and garden scenery : each design accompanied by analytical and critical remarks

Item is a reference work intended to help improve homes and to create an appreciation of "architectural comforts and beauties." The author John Claudius Loudon was a Scottish botanist and garden designer. Item was published by Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans.

Eskimo place names and aid to conversation

Item is a guide for army and naval personnel to the Inuit languages as spoken by the natives of Labrador, Hudson Straits, Hudson Bay, Baffin Island, south and north Greenland. Item was published by The Hydrograhic Office, U.S. Navy under authority of the Secretary of the Navy.

The Stakhanov movement explained

Item is a booklet about the Stakhanovite movement, a Stalinist campaign to increase worker productivity initiated by the Communist Party in 1935, authored by the movement's model, coal miner Alexey Stakhanov. Published by the Foreign Languages Publishing House.

The history of Mount Royal College : draft copy

Item is a master draft text about Mount Royal College and written shortly after MRC moved into the Lincoln Park Campus. Item chiefly focuses on the early days of Mount Royal College but does discuss the history up to the 1960s. Item includes handwritten notes and correspondence.

The history of Mount Royal College

Item is a book about Mount Royal College and written shortly after MRC moved into the Lincoln Park Campus. Item chiefly focuses on the early days of Mount Royal College but does discuss the history up to the 1960s.

The boke of the introduction of knowledge

Item is a reprint of a 16th century book examining a wide variety of topics including medicine, diet, daily living, manner and customs, and geography. Item was reprinted by R. and A. Taylor.

Soviet woman. 5 September-October

Item is an issue if an English language edition of a women's magazine "devoted to social and political problems, literature and art" (1) that was published by the Soviet Women's Antifascist Committee and the Central Council of Trade Unions of the USSR.

Alberta's fight for freedom

Item is a series of booklets about the history and policies of the Alberta Social Credit League. Item was published by Alberta Social Credit League.

Soviet Union No. 5 (75)

Item is an English language edition magazine published in the former Soviet Union. Item's articles discussed current affairs topics related to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and has many colour and black and white photographs. Item was the successor to the magazine USSR in Construction.

Soviet Union No. 96

Item is an English language edition magazine published in the former Soviet Union. Item's articles discussed current affairs topics related to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and has many colour and black and white photographs. Item was the successor to the magazine USSR in Construction.

Maß und Gewicht aller Staaten der Erde

Item is a clandestine publication, sometimes referred to as 'camouflage literature', containing news coverage of the Spanish Civil War which was strictly censored in Nazi Germany.

Carry on : letters in war-time

Item contains letters written by Lieutenant Coningsby Dawson of the Canadian Field Artillery during World War I. Item was published by John Lane Company.

Огонёк No. 51

Item is a special issue of Ogoniok ("Spark"), a weekly illustrated magazine published in Moscow. This issue is dedicated to celebrating Stalin's 70th birthday and contains photos, articles, and artwork honouring the Soviet leader.

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