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A ride with Kit Carson through the great American desert and the Rocky Mountains ...

George Douglas Brewerton

A ride with Kit Carson through the great American desert and the Rocky Mountains ...

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carson, Kit, -- 1809-1868.,
  • Mormon Road.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 68, no. 674.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 306-334.
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15439919M


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A ride with Kit Carson through the great American desert and the Rocky Mountains ... by George Douglas Brewerton Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A ride with Kit Carson;: Across the great American Desert and through the Rocky Mountains5/5(2). a ride with kit carson across the great american desert and through the rocky mountains by george d. brewerton. lewis osborne palo alto, A ride with Kit Carson through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains Adjust Share By George Douglas Brewerton, This article is only available as a PDF to subscribers.

Download PDF Tags Description and travel. BREWERTON, George D. A RIDE WITH KIT CARSON; Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, Get this from a library.

A ride with Kit Carson through the great American desert and the Rocky Mountains. [George Douglas Brewerton]. A ride with Kit Carson: across the great American Desert and through the Rocky Mountains Public Deposited. At this point Brewerton was joined by the celebrated Kit Carson, who was to be the guide and leader of the party.

The following is Brewerton's narrative of his journey with Kit, as excerpted from John C. Van Tramp's book, "Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures," (). CONTENTS: •The American Desert •A Journey Kit Carson •A CaravanReviews: 1. The book was most likely Charles Averill’s Kit Carson: Prince of the Gold Hunters, published earlier that year and the first of many novels to wildly exaggerate Carson’s heroics.

Disgusted, Carson urged his companions to toss the book into the fire over Ann White’s grave. On the return the column was struck by a sudden blizzard. Christopher Houston Carson (Decem – ), better known as Kit Carson, was an American was a fur trapper, wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S.

Army officer. He became a frontier legend in his own lifetime by biographies and news articles, and exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels.

Kit Carson By Jay W. Sharp Christopher "Kit" Carson played an almost legendary role in the exploration and settlement of the American West, from its thorny deserts to its forested mountain slopes to its grassy prairielands. (Kit Carson) It was General Stephen Kearny's introduction to the scout who had already gained a national reputation.

We've told part of the story of how they came to meet in Forgotten Americans: Henry Lafayette Dodge. At the start of the Mexican-American war, Kearny led an army across the Great Plains, capturing Santa Fe in Augustafter. A large rodent determined the destiny of Kit Carson, the Mountain Men and much of the American West.

The North American beaver, the second-largest rodent in the world, along with its Eurasian cousin, was prized for its luxurious fur. This book is bound in cloth.

This lot also includes a limited edition of A Ride With Kit Carson: Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains, also by Brewerton (Palo Alto, CA: Lewis Osborne, ), which was printed in an edition of 1, copies, of which this is hand numbered The book is printed on a textured paper.

Wild, adventurous mountain man Christopher "Kit" Carson was once an innocent little tike like the rest of us. According to Britannica, Carson was born in Madison County, Kentucky, on Christmas Eve in It wasn't long until Carson's family would head further west, settling in Howard County, Missouri, and living on lands purchased from the sons of another popular frontiersman, Daniel Boone.

Although many of Carson's adventures would become wildly exaggerated, no one could deny his contributions to the settling of the American West.

Many of Carson's accomplishments were popularized in Dr. De Witt C. Peters's book, The Life and Adventure of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains.

The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson: The Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself Volume of Plains and Rockies: Author: De Witt Clinton Peters: Publisher: W. Clark & Company, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation.

A Ride With Kit Carson / Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains Brewerton, George D. Published by Lewis Osborne, Palo Alto, Calif. A Ride with Kit Carson: Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains Brewerton, George D.

Published by Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, (). A ride with Kit Carson through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains From the. April issue Download PDF From the Archive.

Timeless stories from our year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day. Email address Sign Up. Got it. Thanks for signing up!. The last and complete edition is Kit Carson’s Life and Adventures ().

George D. Brewerton in Harper’s Magazine () wrote an account of “A Ride with Kit Carson through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains.” This ride was made in and was over the Spanish Trail eastward from Los Angeles. 2 Narrative of a Ride with Kit Carson Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains () 3 Adventures in the Apache Country: A Tour Through Arizona and Sonora, with Notes on the Silver Regions of Nevada () 4 The Lost 49ers of Death Valley: A Survivor's True StoryReviews: Boone also created a path for people to travel to Kentucky through the Appalachian Mountains as did Carson help create a path through the Rocky Mountains.

Daniel Boone in American literature became an American legend an American man and led the framework for Carson to gain fame as a true man on the frontier.

Davy Crockett was another. At this point, the trail turns southeast from the existing California-Truckee Trail and then passes over extremely dry, barren and sandy country as it heads across the 40 Mile Desert to the Carson River.

Upon reaching the river at Ragtown, the trail turns west and generally follows it southwest for about 80 miles through the Carson Valley. 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 was Carson's first biography, and was printed in Franklin, Missouri was at the eastern end of the Santa Fe Trail. This was a starting point for many settlers heading west. John Charles Frémont or Fremont (Janu – J ) was an American explorer, military officer, and was a U.S.

Senator from California, and in was the first Republican nominee for President of the United was an opponent of slavery.

A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics. A Ride with Kit Carson Through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains.

In Harper's New Monthly magazine, v. 25, No., Fiche: A brief history of the mail service, settlement of the country, and the Indian depredations committed upon the mail trains of George Chorpenning on the several. 2 Narrative of a Ride with Kit Carson Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains () 3 Adventures in the Apache Country: A Tour Through Arizona and Sonora, with Notes on the Silver Regions of Nevada ().

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Narrative of a Ride with Kit Carson Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains () avg rating — 3 ratings/5(2). A Ride With Kit Carson: Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains - Brewerton, George D.

A Way Through the Wilderness: The Natchez Trace and the Civilization of the Southern Frontier Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains.

2 volumes. - James, Edwin compiler: $ Add to Cart Details. 19th century American bison hunting Comanche Indians Description and travel George Douglas Brewerton Great Plains Indians of North America Kit Carson Santa Fe Trail West A ride with Kit Carson through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains.

Brown's Hole became the scene of fur company activity and between andnearly every mountain man or trapper of consequence visited Brown's Hole including Kit Carson, Joe Meek, Uncle Jack Robinson, and Robert Newell. Inthe Ceran St. Vrain party out of.

A RIDE WITH KIT CARSON; Across the Great American Desert and Through the Rocky Mountains. Palo Alto: Lewis Osborne, First Thus. Cloth. pages. Introduction by GeorgeStewart. Illustrated primarily from vintage drawings.

Map front endpapers; Loose folded map laid in at rear. Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson & the Conquest of the American West by Hampton Sides was a powerfully written and meticulously researched tale of the American West primarily from the early nineteenth century through the Civil War when President Polk's vision of Manifest Destiny was the ideological vision of the United States of America sweeping from the Atlantic to the Pacific/5(K).

John C. Frémont’s official report on the expedition he led to the Rocky Mountains reads like a great adventure story.

Frémont’s father-in-law, Thomas Hart Benton, a powerful senator from Missouri and strong proponent of western expansion, was a major supporter of the expedition, whose purpose was to survey and map the Oregon Trail to.

The book is a great read if you live in the upper Rockies or plan a trip to the Yellowstone/Tetons area (there isn't as much information about Taos-based trappers like Kit Carson and Bill Williams, It's a great introduction to the mountain men and their year era in the Rockies.4/5(39).

Carson explored the west to California, and north through the Rocky Mountains and lived among and married into the Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes during his legendary explorations.

In the summer of John C Freemont hired Kit Carson to guide the Fremont Expedition to explore the West. JanuaryKit Carson led the Fremont Expedition west. Kit Carson-United States frontiersman Jedidiah Smith-hunter, trapper, fur trader, and explorer of the Rocky Mountains, the American West Coast, and the Southwest, crossed Nevada, found the gap that a wagon could pass to the west -white settlers in western Illinois and eastern Iowa placed great pressure on the Native American people.

As you ride the Georgetown Loop Railroad through the rugged Rocky Mountains, witness stunning scenery, gold and silver mines, and keep an eye out for wildlife such as eagles and big horn sheep.

Finally, ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a legendary coal-fired, steam-powered train that hugs deep canyon walls and offers. Led the american expedition to what would become colorado and labeled the high plains of the eastern part of the state "The Great American Desert" Zebulon Pike Leader of the first U.S sponsored expedition to explore the southern part of the Louisiana purchase.

A curt brief description, as told to a friend, of Kit Carson’s many trips mainly in the southwest as trapper, guide, courier, fighter of battles (mainly against Indians) in conjunction with the military including war with Mexico finally being assigned as an Indian Agent by the government/5(17).TOM CLAVIN is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and has worked as a newspaper and web site editor, magazine writer, TV and radio commentator, and a reporter for The New York Times covering entertainment, sports, and the has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association.

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