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Title Wild life in the far west; personal adventures of a border mountain man…
Author Hobbs, James
Date 1872
Document Type Rare Book
Names Carson, Christopher Houston; Kit Carson; Emperor Maximilian I
Region California; Mexico; Arizona
Places Colorado River, Sierra Nevada, Death Valley, San Francisco, Monterey, Rio Grande, Chihuahua, Cerro Gordo, Veracruz, Bent's Fort
Keywords gold rush, claim jumping, Mormons outlaw, law and order, robbery, trapping, Pawnee, Sioux, battle, Crow, Arapaho, Cheyenne, trading post, Navaho, horses, murder, Mexican, violence, Texas Rangers, wagon train, Comanche, pioneer, hunting, fur trapping, Native Americans, captivity narrative, Apache, Mexican American War, Battle of Buena Vista, mining, war
Theme Pioneers, Hunters and Explorers; The Imagined West; Native Americans
Publisher Wiley, Waterman & Eaton
Place of Publication Hartford
Additional Information Full title: "Wild life in the far west; personal adventures of a border mountain man. Comprising hunting and trapping adventures with Kit Carson and others; captivity and life among the Comanches; services under Doniphan in the war with Mexico, and in the Mexican war against the French; desperate combats with Apaches, grizzly bears, etc." From the Colton Storm catalogue: "An associate of Kit Carson, James Kirker and other mountain men of the Southwest." Concerns the period c.1830-c.1840.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1914
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue