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Title Live Boys; or, Charley and Nasho in Texas
Author Morecamp, Arthur
Date 1879
Document Type Rare Book
Region Texas; Oklahoma; Kansas
Places San Antonio, Indian Territory
Keywords cowboy, cattle, captivity narrative, Native Americans, Kickapoo, Comanche, hunting, Mexican, Tejanos, crafts, wildlife, horses, trapping, livestock, bears, rustlers, ranch, branding, brand marks, trail, encampment, weather
Theme Cattle Ranchers, Grazing and Trails; Native Americans; Borderlands
Publisher Lee and Shepard
Place of Publication Boston
Additional Information Full title: "Live boys, or, Charley and Nasho in Texas: a narrative relating to two boys of fourteen, one a Texan, the other a Mexican: showing their life on the great Texas cattle trail and their adventures in the Indian territory, Kansas, and Northern Texas: embracing many thrilling adventures taken down from Charley’s narrative ". Howes calls this the "earliest authentic, though fictionalized, cowboy narrative."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3294
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue