3 edition of Ramsay Crooks. found in the catalog.
United States. Congress. House
|Other titles||Crooks, Ramsay, Indian affairs|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs|
|The Physical Object|
Without a doubt, this is the finest book I have read about the American fur trade. It is the biography of Ramsey Crooks, John Jacob Astor's primary field agent, and his amazing participation in the early years of America's post colonial participation of this business. Bourke: On the Border with Crook, ; and C. King: Campaigning with Crook, , are two of the many books dealing with this great Indian fighter.) Crooks, Ramsay. Born, Scotlnd, Fur trader. Parner in Pacific Fur Co., but sold out and returned with Stuart in Became general manager of American Fur Co., in , and.
Original letters (about 40 items, ) and other documents by John Jacob Astor, Ramsay Crooks and Robert Stuart of the American Fur Company (AFC), Benjamin F. Clapp, James Abbott, Joseph Bailly, David Stone and William Henson Wallace; photostats of letterbooks (2 v.: , ; about p.) by Crooks and Stuart at. Repository St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections Creator Crooks, Ramsay, Title Ramsay Crooks Fur Trade Ledger. Date Extent One ledger, bound and in slipcase. General Physical Description note One page notebook of plain paper, bound in crimson calf and encased in a blue slipcase.. Dimensions note x 9 inches. Location note Vault - vertical files.
Ramsay Crooks, W. P. Hunt, Robert McLellan, Gabriel Franchere, and the two Stuarts, Robert and David—who does not know of their heroic adventures in crossing the great West and navigating around the Horn to found near the mouth of the Columbia an American trading post named in honor of the master spirit of the enterprise, John Jacob Astor?” . Addeddate Identifier UltimateCookeryCourseGordonRamsays Identifier-ark ark://t3xt1pk11 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner.
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Ramsay Crooks (2 January – 6 June ) was an American fur trader that immigrated to Canada from Greenock in was the father of American Civil War Colonel William Crooks who served in the 6th Minnesota Regiment.
In Ramsay worked in a trading post on the Great helped W. Price Hunt to organize and lead an overland trip to Astoria in the Oregon Country for John Born: January 2,Greenock, Scotland. ciates of Astor, Ramsay Crooks, that the present paper deals.
Like the majority of the early merchant princes of America, Ramsay Crooks was of foreign birth; like sO' many of the leaders in the fur trade, he was a Scotchman. He was bom at Greenock, a little town northwest of Glasgow, in Ramsay Crooks Ramsay Crooks was born on the 2 nd of January,at Greenock, Scotland.
He died on the 6 th of June,in New York City, and is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
He was the son of William Crooks and Margaret Ramsay. After his father William died inhis mother Margaret, with the remaining children, sailed for Canada from Greenock on April 25 th. CROOKS, RAMSAY, fur Ramsay Crooks. book b. 2 Jan. in Greenock, Scotland, son of William Crooks, a shoemaker, and Margaret Ramsay; m.
10 March Marianne Pelagie Emilie Pratte, and they had five sons and four daughters; d. 6 June in New York City. Ramsay Crooks, at a time when he was 38 years old, would marry Emilie Pratte, daughter of Bernard Pratte, a powerful and well connected fur trader in St.
Louis. Although Emilie had been born and raised in St. Louis, the new couple would set up housekeeping in New York City. In December of Crooks would accomplish his goal of extending the.
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Original letters (about 40 items, ) and other documents by John Jacob Astor, Ramsay Crooks and Robert Stuart of the American Fur Company (AFC), Benjamin F.
Clapp, James Abbott, Joseph Bailly, David Stone and William Henson Wallace; photostats of letterbooks (2 v.:; about p.) by Crooks and Stuart at Michilimackinac to traders, Indian agents, territorial. He said, “If a man wants to read good books, he must make a point of avoiding bad ones; for life is short, and time and energy limited.” Spend this season wisely.
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We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Ramsay Crooks had immigrated into Canada from Scotland in but soon moved to Northern Michigan as clerk to a fur trader named Robert Dickson. In he was persuaded by Wilson Price Hunt, who was John Jacob Astor's agent in St.
Louis, to join Astor's projected overland expedition to the mouth of the Columbia River. Ramsay Crooks is on Facebook.
Join Facebook to connect with Ramsay Crooks and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. like those of Henry H. Sibley and Ramsay Crooks do not appear. Indeed, if one were to take this book as an authentic account of the Trans-Mississippi West in the half century it covers, one would conclude that little or no activity occurred out side the Rocky Mountain trade.
One chapter is entitled " Early American Settlement of Iowa and. The Perilous West: Seven Amazing Explorers and the Founding of the Oregon Trail by Larry E. Morris tells the stories of Ramsay Crooks, Robert McClellan, John Hoback, Jacob Reszner, Edward Robinson, Pierre Dorion, and Marie Dorion.
Although the book focuses on these seven people, it is also about the journey of the Wilson Price Hunt expedition Reviews: 5. View Ramsay Crooks’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community.
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Extensive conservation work was performed on the Ramsay Crooks letter of recommendation for Chief Na-gwon-ay-bie and related papers. The letter was the oldest document in this collection and was most in.
CBAR 1/ Letter: From Rev. Fred. Baraga, Sault Ste. Marie, to Ramsay Crooks, New York / Baraga, Correspondence; Baraga, Missal; Baraga, Purchases. 1p. The typical trapper was a young man--strong hardy and adventure loving.
Having succumbed to the lure of the wilderness, his thin veneer of civilization soon rubbed off. In the wilds he had little need for money--barter supplied his simple wants. Possibly short on book-learning, he could read moccasin tracks, beaver sign, and trace of the travois.All Departments Auto & Tire Baby Beauty Books Cell Phones Clothing Electronics Food.
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Recent searches Clear All. Cancel. Account.Rather than offering a simple hagiography of men like Jedediah Smith, Kit Carson, Jim Bridger and other legendary trappers, Lavender relates the story of men such as John Jacob Astor and Ramsay Crooks who competed with Britain’s Hudson’s Bay Company for the fur resources of the Great Lakes region and the upper Missouri River country.