Mountain Men and Life in the Rocky

Subject Guide


Mountain West

Malachite’s Big Hole

Robert Stuart's Eastbound Route:

Robert Stuart returned overland from from Astoria to New York, via St. Louis with dispatches intended for John Jacob Astor.  In addition to his party, he was accompanied by Crooks and McClellen and later joined by Miller who had given up their partnership in the company and were determined to return to St. Louis.

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