Old Bill Williams, Mountain Man

By: Favour, Alpheus H.

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234pgs Inscription on FEP else VG-/VG- Williams born in 1787, was an itinerant preacher, a missionary to the Osage Indians, became a master trapper, and was a guide on the Sibley survey of the Santa Fe Trail in1825. He was a guide on two o f Fremont's expeditions. Williams was blamed for the failure and disaster of the Fremont expedition of 1848 when they tried to cross the mountains in winter. The author believes that Williams was falsely accused.

Title: Old Bill Williams, Mountain Man

Author Name: Favour, Alpheus H.

Categories: Fur Trade,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Univ. OK. Press: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 201

Keywords: western americana, Mountain men, Fur Trade, Indians, Fremont