The Great Salt Lake Trail

Author:   Henry Inman
Publisher:   General Books LLC
ISBN:  

9780217892711


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   18 August 2009
Format:   Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II CAPTAIN EZEKIEL WILLIAMS' EXPEDITION TO THE PLATTE VALLEY IN 1807 CHARACTER OF THE OLD TKAl'PER THE OUTFIT OF HIS MEN CROSSES THE KIVER IMMENSE HERDS OF BUFFALO DEATH OF THEIR FAVOURITE HOUND A LOST TRAPPER?A PRAIRIE BURIAL A WOLF-CHASE AFTER A BUFFALO AN INDIAN LOCHINVAR THE CROW INDIANS THEIR COUNTRY ROSE, THE SCAPEGOAT REFUGEE THE LOST TRAPPERS A BATTLE WITH THE SAVAGES Shohaka 3 Mite N the return of Lewis and Clarke's expedition from the Rocky Mountains where they had wintered with the Mandans, a celebrated chief of that tribe. Big White, was induced to iiccorapany Captain Lewis to Washington in order that he might see the President, and learn something of the power of the people of the country far to the East. The Mandans at that time were at war with the Sioux, and Big White was fearful that on his return to his own tribe some of the Sioux might cut him and his party off, so he hesitated at first to accept the invitation; but upon Captain Clarke assuring him that the government wouldsend a guard of armed men to protect and convoy him safely to his own country, the chief assented, and took with him his wife and son. In the spring of 1807, Big White set out on his return to the Mandan country. The promised escort, comprising twenty men under the command of Captain Ezekiel Williams, a noted frontiersman, left St. Louis to guard him and to explore the region of the then unknown far West. Each man of the party carried a rifle, together with powder and lead to last him for a period of two years. They also took with them six traps to each person, for it was the intention of the expedition, after it had seen the hrave Mandan safely to his own home, to hunt for beaver and other fur-bearing animals in the recesses of the vast region ...

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Author:   Henry Inman
Publisher:   General Books LLC
Imprint:   General Books LLC
Dimensions:   Width: 22.90cm , Height: 1.90cm , Length: 15.20cm
Weight:   0.495kg
ISBN:  

9780217892711


ISBN 10:   021789271
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   18 August 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

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