Upper Missouri

Some articles on upper missouri, missouri:

Cheyenne People - 19th Century and Indian Wars - Treaty of 1825
... In the summer of 1825, the tribe was visited on the upper Missouri by a US treaty commission consisting of General Henry Atkinson and Indian agent Benjamin O'Fallon, accompanied by a ... Ascending the Missouri, they negotiated treaties of friendship and trade with tribes of the upper Missouri, including the Arikara, the Cheyenne, the Crow, the Mandan, the Ponca, and ... At that time the US had competition from British traders on the upper Missouri, who came down from Canada ...
Missouri River - Early Explorers
... the first documented European discoverers of the Missouri River, which according to their journals was in full flood ... or Pekistanoui as the local name for the Missouri ... However, the party never explored the Missouri beyond its mouth, nor did they linger in the area ...
Manuel Lisa - Early Trade Expeditions
... the government and the Chouteau family, Lisa began organizing a trade expedition to the upper Missouri River region ... expedition, which departed in April 1807, Lisa and his company of 42 men moved up the Missouri until they reached the mouth of the Yellowstone River ... as Fort Manuel), it was the first such outpost in the upper Missouri region ...

Famous quotes containing the words missouri and/or upper:

    The traveller on the prarie is naturally a hunter, on the head waters of the Missouri and Columbia a trapper, and at the Falls of St. Mary a fisherman.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The enemy are no match for us in a fair fight.... The young men ... of the upper class are kind-hearted, good-natured fellows, who are unfit as possible for the business they are in. They have courage but no endurance, enterprise, or energy. The lower class are cowardly, cunning, and lazy. The height of their ambition is to shoot a Yankee from some place of safety.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)