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English: James Beckwourth (1798-1866) was an American mountain man, fur trader, and explorer. An African American born into slavery in Virginia, he was freed by his father and apprenticed to a blacksmith; later he moved to the American West.
Date before 1856
date QS:P,+1856-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+1856-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Source Author portrait from "THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES P. BECKWOURTH

Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians. With Illustrations - Written from his own Dictation - by T. D. Bonner - NEW YORK: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square. 1856." Online source: [https://user.xmission.com/~drudy/mtman/html/beckwourth/ Library of Western Fur Trade Historical Source Documents

Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men] and James Pierson Beckwourth biography
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