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Supported in part by an award from the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board, through funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), National Archives and Records Administration.

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"They were now advancing diagonally upon the chain of Wind River Mountains...could they force their way through them, they might proceed in a straight line. The mountains were lofty, with snowy peaks and cragged sides; it was hoped, however, that some practicable defile might be found."

-Washington Irving's The Adventures of Captain Bonneville

October 12, 2017

Osborne Russell was a mountain man who joined the North-west Fur Trapping & Trading Company in the 1830's. He started writing his adventures in the fur trade in April 1834 which were eventually published into the well known novel "Journal of a Trapper." This is one of the only first hand accounts published to...

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