Bill Sublette,
Mountain Man

by John Sunder
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Bill Sublette (1799-1845) led two lives. Renowned as a hardy mountain man, he ranged the Missouri, Big Horn, Yellowstone, and Sweetwater Rivers from 1823-1833. He unwittingly opened the Oregon Trail to settlers, proving wagons could be used. Financial success caused him to become a businessman, politician, and gentleman farmer in St Louis. He helped develop the Rendezvous system, and break Astor's monopoly. Soft bound, 279 pages.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Chapter 1 Lincoln and Pulaski
  • Chapter 2 St. Charles on the Missouri
  • Chapter 3 The Arikara
  • Chapter 4 An Ashley Man
  • Chapter 5 Smith, Jackson and Sublette
  • Chapter 6 Santa Fe and Pierre's Hole
  • Chapter 7 The Upper Missouri
  • Chapter 8 The "Partition of Poland"
  • Chapter 9 Sublette and Campbell
  • Chapter 10 A Progressive Gentleman-Farmer
  • Chapter 11 Back to the Green
  • Chapter 12 Politics and Property
  • Appendix A: The Ancestry of Phillip A. Sublette
  • Appendix B: The Brothers of Phillip A. Sublette
  • Appendix C: Articles of Agreement
  • Appendix D: John Sublette
  • Bibliography
  • Index

ISBN: 0-8061-1111-9
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