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Christopher Carson, familiarly known as Kit Carson

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carson, Kit, -- 1809-1868

  • Edition Notes

    Added t.p.: Kit Karson, The pioneer of the West.

    Other titlesKit Karson, the pioneer of the West.
    Statementby John S. C. Abbott.
    SeriesAmerican pioneers and patriots
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17436794M
    OCLC/WorldCa6133853

    The next difficulty which presented itself was quite as formidable as the expression of a correct judgment. Before them lay, stretched out in almost never-ending space, those great prairies, the half of which are still unknown to the white man. He worked as a cook for a while and then was hired by a wealthy trader to be his interpreter because Carson had learned the Spanish language during his stay in New Mexico, but after a while he craved more adventure and joined a group of men who were trapping beavers. In the month of January, the daily routine of their lives was rather unpleasantly disturbed. Young raised a party of forty men, consisting of Americans, Canadians and Frenchmen, and put himself at its head. She tended to his needs, and went with him on his trapping trips.

    Council of the Trappers. Kit Carson and four of his companions determined to join him. It was at this period of his life that he commenced studying the Spanish language. Young raised a party of forty men, consisting of Americans, Canadians and Frenchmen, and put himself at its head.

    He found their homes, fields, animals, and orchards, but the Navajo were experts at disappearing quickly and hiding in their vast lands. When they should become fully inebriated they considered the matter of their arrest both easy and certain. At this time the small pox, that disease which has proved such a terrible scourge to the Indian, had but seldom visited him. Such characteristics failed not to surprise, in no ordinary degree, those who could boast a long lifetime of experience in Indian countries. Ann White, her baby daughter and "negro servant," who had been captured by Jicarilla Apaches and Utes.


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This biography by Patsy Stevens, a retired teacher, was written in Young's men, however, continued setting their traps on the San Joaquin and its tributaries.

To return the animals to their owners was an impossibility; Mr. These hunters, however, well understood the laws which govern and the advantages which follow division of labor. Robert McKnight. At the close of the fourth day, however, they again found water.

Kit Carson

Fifteen warriors fell dead, and many others were wounded. It was at this period of his life that he commenced studying the Spanish language. He directed Carson to take three men, the loose animals and the camp equipage, and move on, with the instructions, that if he did not soon join him, to push on; that if he did not eventually [pg 44] overtake him, to report in New Mexico that the main party had been massacred.

The lost manuscript was found in a trunk in Paris in A Military Expedition. Chivalric Adventures. There they burned the village and many fine buffalo robes.

The identical rifle which Carson used in all his scouts, during the last thirty-five years of his life, he bequeathed, just previous to his death, to Montezuma Lodge, A. Fight with the Indians.

A river in Nevada is named for Carson as well as the state's capital, Carson City. They had learned from [pg 34] some friendly Indians that the country over which they had to pass en route was destitute of water. The Apaches and Navajos fought. The skins of the three deer were converted into tanks for carrying water.

American settlers in California wanted to be free of the Mexican government and declared California an independent republic. Every generation of them learns from tradition the trials and exploits of its tribe.

Young succeeded in collecting his men as best he could, for they were yet sufficiently sober to retain a little of their reason. Kit Carson, though at that day a youth in years and experience when compared with the other members of the party of which he was then an associate, had risen rapidly in the estimation of all, and had excited the admiration and enlisted in his behalf the confidence of the entire band.

They fell upon the feasting savages like a thunderbolt, scattering them right and left without mercy. Night Encampment. The outline of the river usually exists between the place of its disappearance and the place where the water again comes to the surface of the earth.Christopher Carson, Familiarly Known as Kit Carson by John S.

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