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  • The Irishman had unwittingly wounded him; for his wife was the half-breed daughter of a Russian fur-trader, married to him in the Greek

    The Men of Forty Mile

  • The doorway of the store, through which she had once run out and in, and where she had looked with awe at the unusual sight of a stray trapper or fur-trader, was now packed with a clamorous throng of men.


  • Pete Whipple, an old-timer in the land, possessed an Eldorado claim directly beneath French Hill, also a woman of the country for a wife, -- a swarthy _breed_, not over pretty, whose Indian mother had mated with a Russian fur-trader some thirty years before at Kutlik on the Great Delta.

    CHAPTER 16

  • I was a fur-trader with the Hudson's Bay Company, then was employed by a Cree Indian fur co-op.

    Page 3

  • Black Hawk was yet more enraged when he found, in April, 1831, that during the absence of himself and his people from their village on a hunting expedition a fur-trader had purchased from the government the ground on which the village stood, and was preparing to cultivate the field upon which the Indians had for many years raised their corn.

    The Land We Live In The Story of Our Country

  • Early experience as a fur-trader taught him to know the Indians and the hard life of the northern forests.

    French Pathfinders in North America

  • His father was a fur-trader, I believe, or at least connected in some manner with the Indian trading-posts on Lewis River.

    A Strange Discovery

  • It was considered the home of the fur-trader and the hunter more than that of the farmer or the stock-raiser.

    Policing the Plains Being the Real-Life Record of the Famous North-West Mounted Police

  • She concealed herself among the skins in the sledge of a fur-trader, and was thus able to elude pursuit.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 26, September, 1880

  • I came first to Fort Laramie, where I spent a year in the service of a fur-trader.

    Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road or, The Black Rider of the Black Hills


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