The life and adventures of Christopher Carson, the celebrated Rocky mountain hunter, trapper, and guide. Together with his hunting exploits, thrilling adventures, and hairbreadth escapes among the Indians. Also, his services rendered the United States government, as guide to the various expeditions, under Col. J.C. Fremont and others ... by Burdett, Charles

Publisher: D.W. Evans & co. in New York

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  • Carson, Kit, -- 1809-1868.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 79, no. 802)

SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 79, no. 802.
The Physical Object
Pagination374 p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18088937M

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