Bent, Charles

Bent, Charles,

1799–1847, American frontiersman, b. St. Louis. He entered the fur trade of the Missouri River and became one of the mountain men. His interests turned to the Southwest, and he led expeditions on the Santa Fe Trail. Charles Bent was the senior partner of a trading firm that included Ceran St. Vrain as well as William Bent and others of the seven Bent brothers. The company was one of the most prominent on the frontier, and Bent's FortBent's Fort,
trading post of the American West, on the Arkansas River in present-day SE Colorado, E of Rocky Ford and La Junta and several miles above the mouth of the Purgatoire. The trading company headed by Charles Bent and Ceran St.
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 was one of the most famous American trading posts. Because of his high standing, Charles Bent was chosen as governor of New Mexico after the American occupation in the Mexican War. He was murdered at Taos in an uprising of Native Americans and Mexicans.

Bent, Charles

(1799–1847) trader; born in Charleston, Va. (now W.Va.). He entered the fur trade early, and with his brother, William Bent, and Ceran St. Vrain, built Bent's Fort (1828–32) in present-day La Junta, Colo. He became the civil governor of New Mexico in 1846 but was killed in an uprising of Mexicans and Pueblo Indians.
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Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia and Albion target Alan Hutton - collectively known as the Bomb Squad - rejoined first-team training having previously been told to train with Villa's academy players after being deemed surplus to requirements.
Saturday's 2-1 win over Ipswich in the FA Cup third round saw the return from injury of Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia and Gabriel Agbonlahor and Lambert admits their progress was pleasing .
Manager Paul Lambert made seven changes as Villa's lengthy injury list showed signs of easing with Bent, Charles N'Zogbia and Gabriel Agbonlahor returning.
need after n Petrov The club's treatment room is currently hosting Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia, Ron Vlaar, Andreas Weimann, Nathan Baker and Gabriel Agbonlahor.
Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia and Chris Herd are out with knee problems, while Richard Dunne picked up a knock on his return to training and Gary Gardner is recovering from cruciate ligament surgery.
I'm learning from everyone around me - Gabby Agbonlahor, Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia, all of them.
Completing the list of offenders are Ron Vlaar, Stephen Ireland, Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia, Brett Holman, Ashley Westwood, Enda Stevens and Chris Herd with one caution each.
Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia, Gabby Agbonlahor and Nathan Baker were back from injury layoffs and their returns gave the claret and blues enough options to allow Christian Benteke and Matt Lowton much-needed rests after the gruelling physical and psychological demands of recent weeks.