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  • “Zeke came to the Big Horn River with Manuel Lisa a derned long time ago,” he said.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Colter, the mountain man, once more turned his back on St. Louis and headed for the mountains, this time working for Manuel Lisa.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

  • By this time, however, Manuel Lisa, the crusty fur trader who guided the fortunes of his Missouri Fur Company, was moving toward the Rocky Mountains in pursuit of beaver plews.

    The Greatest Survival Stories Ever Told

  • Francis Vigo, and Manuel Lisa, -- and he was telling them all, with great enthusiasm, about his experiments in quicksilver, and, to my surprise, they were listening as eagerly as if he had been telling tales of war and adventure -- which was a marvelous thing to me, to whom science was ever dull and dry-as-dust.

    The Rose of Old St. Louis

  • But interested as I was in meeting these men, -- and there were many others of whom I had heard, Manuel Lisa, Gabriel Cerré, Francis Vigo, and Josef Marie Papin, -- I could not resist casting many a furtive glance toward a table set in the rear of the great room.

    The Rose of Old St. Louis

  • This Company is also bound to receive from them the said Manuel Lisa, Pierre Menard & William Morrison such other

    St. Louis Missouri Fur Company - Articles of Association

  • Now therefore it is agreed that this Company is to accept from them the said Manuel Lisa, Pierre Menard & William Morrison all the merchandise they may have on hand at the time the first expedition to be sent up by this Company shall arrive at said fort.

    St. Louis Missouri Fur Company - Articles of Association

  • The present company is also bound to receive from said Manuel Lisa, Pierre Menard & William Morrison the number of thirty eight horses which it is alleged had been left by them at said fort when Manuel Lisa took his departure from there or so many of said Horses as a majority of the other members of this

    St. Louis Missouri Fur Company - Articles of Association

  • Manuel Lisa from said fort, for money or Peltry, and which shall be accepted and approved of as aforesaid are to be received by this Company at first cost to be paid said Manuel Lisa, Pierre

    St. Louis Missouri Fur Company - Articles of Association

  • Article 11th Manuel Lisa and Benjamin Wilkinson are hereby appointed factors to trade with the Indians or men employed by the Company, they shall keep just and fair accounts of all their

    St. Louis Missouri Fur Company - Articles of Association

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