The Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader and Trapper: 1831-1836: Trapping and Trading Expedition, Trade With Native Americans, an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

Zenas Leonard Joseph Meek


The Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader and Trapper: 1831-1836: Trapping and Trading Expedition, Trade With Native Americans, an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

The Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader and Trapper: 1831-1836: Trapping and Trading Expedition, Trade With Native Americans, an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

  • Title: The Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader and Trapper: 1831-1836: Trapping and Trading Expedition, Trade With Native Americans, an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains
  • Author: Zenas Leonard Joseph Meek
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Kindle Edition



Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard is a journal describing the adventures of a company of 70 men, who left St Louis in the Spring of 1831, on an expedition to the Rocky Mountains, for the purpose of trapping for Furs, and trading with the Indians Zenas Leonard s narrative is comprised of a minute description of the incidents of the adventure, and a valuable h Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard is a journal describing the adventures of a company of 70 men, who left St Louis in the Spring of 1831, on an expedition to the Rocky Mountains, for the purpose of trapping for Furs, and trading with the Indians Zenas Leonard s narrative is comprised of a minute description of the incidents of the adventure, and a valuable history of this immense territory not from maps and charts, but from personal observation.Zenas Leonard 1809 1857 was an American mountain man, explorer and trader He was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania As a young adult, he worked for his uncle in Pittsburgh before moving to St Louis and working as a clerk for the fur company, Gannt and Blackwell In 1831 Leonard went with Gant and Blackwell s company of about 70 men on a trapping and trading expedition They survived, in part, by trading with Native Americans Among the helpful tribal members he reported encountering was a negro who claimed to have been on Lewis Clark s expedition, and who may have been the explorer slave York In 1835 Leonard returned to Independence, Missouri with enough wealth in furs to establish a store and trading post at Fort Osage He continued to trade along the river for the rest of his life.


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