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The story of the trapper

The story of the trapper

Author: Agnes C Laut; Arthur Heming; D. Appleton and Company,
Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1902. ©1902
Series: Story of the West series.
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Laut, Agnes C. (Agnes Christina), 1871-1936.
Story of the trapper.
New York, D. Appleton and Co., 1902
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes C Laut; Arthur Heming; D. Appleton and Company,
OCLC Number: 2982589
Notes: "Author of "Heralds of empire," and "Lords of the north"."
Includes editor's preface on pages vii-xi.
Includes appendix on pages 281-284.
Description: [4], xv, 284, [4] pages, [8] leave of plates : illustrations, photographs ; 20 cm
Contents: I. Gamesters of the wilderness --
II. Three companies in conflict --
III. The nor' westers' coup --
IV. The ancient Hudson's Bay Company wakens up --
V. Mr. Astor's company encounters new opponents --
VI. The french trapper --
VII. The buffalo-runners --
VIII. The mountaineers --
IX. The taking of the beaver --
X. The making of the moccasins --
XI. The indian trapper --
XII. Ba'tiste, the bear hunter --
XIII. John Coulter --
free trapper --
XIV. The greatest fur company in the world --
XV. Koot and the bob-cat --
XVI. Other little animals besides Wahboos the rabbit --
XVII. The rare furs --
how the trapper takes them --
XVIII. Under the north star --
Where fox and ermine run --
XIX. What the trapper stands for. Illustrations: With eye and ear alert, the man paddles silently on / Arthur Heming --
Indian voyageurs "packing" of long portage, each packet containing from fifty to one hundred pounds --
Traders running a mackinaw or keel-boat down the rapids of Slave River without unloading --
The buffalo- hunt / [Felix Octavius Carr Darley] --
They dodge the coming sweep of the uplifted arm / Arthur Heming --
Carrying goods over long portage in MacKenzie River region with the old-fashioned Red River ox-carts --
Fort MacPherson, now the most northerly post of the Hudson's Bay Company, beyond the tree line; hence, the houses are built of imported timber, with thatch roofs --
Types of fur presses: Fur press in use at Fort Good Hope, at the extreme north of Hudson's Bay Company's territory; Old wedge press in use at Fort Resolution, of the sub-Arctics.
Series Title: Story of the West series.
Responsibility: by A.C. Laut ... ; illustrated by Arthur Heming and others.


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