Library of Fur Trade Historical Source Documents
Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men
These documents are accounts of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the first half of
the 19th century. Most of these are either primary or secondary historical sources; that
is, either written by, or as told by those who were actually there.
These documents have been transcribed from printed or manuscript form. The resulting
text files have been manually checked and edited to conform to the original source. In
most cases, any spelling or grammatical errors from the original have been retained.
Rocky Mountain Rendezvous - 1825-1840