Josiah Gregg

-->Josiah Gregg--> is best known to American history and literature for his now classic work on the West, Commerce of the Prairies. A Santa F' trader, a keen observer, a man of intellectual curiosity?Gregg, with his knowledge of the pathways across the central plains, of the Mexicans and their settlements, and of the Plains Indians, brought to American literature what is generally considered to be the first important, and even now the definitive, work on the plains as they were during the...See more