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Kit Carson"s life and adventures

De Witt C. Peters

Kit Carson"s life and adventures

from facts narrated by himself, embracing events in the life-time of America"s greatest hunter, trapper, scout and guide, including vivid accounts of the every day life, inner character, and peculiar customs of all Indian tribes of the far West : also, an accurate description of the country ... Together with a full and complete history of the Modoc Indians and the Modoc war

by De Witt C. Peters

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Published by Dustin, Gilman & Co., Queen City Publishing Co.; [etc., etc.] in Hartford, Conn, Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carson, Kit, -- 1809-1868,
  • Modoc Indians -- Wars, 1873

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dewitt C. Peters.
    ContributionsKaiser, Verle, former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, [18]-604 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages604
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17804661M
    OCLC/WorldCa671326

    Kit Carson's life and adventures: from facts narrated by himself, embracing events in the life-time of America's greatest hunter, trapper, scout and guide, including vivid accounts of the every day life, inner character, and peculiar customs of all Indian tribes of the far West: also, an accurate description of the country, its condition, prospects, and resources, its climate and scenery. The Adventures of Kit Carson (–) Episode List. Season: OR. Year: Kit and El Toro attempt to rescue a man being dragged behind a horse but are too late to save his life. Knowing that the man was the foreman for his old friend, Ray Bolton, Kit visits the ranch and meets a stranger who declares himself to be its new owner.

    Mountain man Kit Carson and his favorite horse, Apache, from The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains by De Witt C. Peters. The book Born: Decem , Richmond, Kentucky. The Action & Adventure genre was formed in the middle of 19th century. It is based on the link between many unexpected and unusual events, which suddenly happen in the main hero`s life. The change of these events should be obligatory, very quick and surprising. The action can occur either in real or fictional worlds in any time and epoch.

    The Life of Kit Carson Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Indian Agent and Colonel U.S.A. book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This /5. In year-old Christopher "Kit" Carson ran away from his job as apprentice to a saddler in Franklin, Mo., and joined a merchant caravan bound for Santa Fe. In the decades that followed, Carson gained renown as a trapper, hunter, guide, rancher, army courier, Indian agent, and military officer.


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The manuscript was turned over to Dr. De Witt C. Peters, whose page biography, The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself, was published in Peters used portions of Carson’s autobiography as an outline for the book but greatly embellished the : Historynet Staff.

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Inwhile at home with his family in Taos, New Mexico, Kit (being illiterate) dictated his autobiography, which dealt with the innumerable adventures he had experienced to that point. However, some of the most significant episodes in his life would unfold in the ensuing years, leading up to his death in Brand: Narrative Press, The.

Carson's Life Adventures. likes 77 talking about this. Carson's very own page where we can share updates and post fun photos/videos of his ongoing adventures. Thank you all for being a part of Followers: Fremont, of course, along with cartographer Charles Preuss, was the first recorded white man to lay eyes on Lake Tahoe.

He espied it from the summit of Red Lake Peak, situated just north of what is today called Carson Pass, so-called because it was Kit Carson who traced the tough and precipitous trail through the Sierra in the winter of The famous Taos scout Kit Carson used the experience he gained trapping in the Rocky Mountains to become a guide for General Stephen Watts Kearney as well as John Fremont, who saved his life.

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