The Sunset Trail

Author:   Alfred Henry Lewis
Publisher:   General Books LLC
ISBN:  

9781150633478


Pages:   176
Publication Date:   21 December 2009
Format:   Paperback
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1905 Original Publisher: A.L. Burt Company Subjects: Western stories Fiction / Westerns Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER V. THE STRATEGY OF MR. MASTERSON. THIS came long after the battle at the 'Dobe Walls, and was of the year next before Dull Knife, that Red Richard of the Cheyennes, with one hundred and forty-eight followers, two-thirds of whom were squaws and pappooses, broke from the soldiers and fought his way to his old home in the North, whipping the cavalry once, twice, thrice; yielding only and at last to the lying treachery of Red Cloud and his Sioux police. It was a great trail that last long running fight of Dull Knife, and proved his heart good and his medicine strong. Some one some day ought to write the story high among the gallant deeds of men. However, here is not the place nor this the time; for what comes after is to be a tale of stratagem, not battle; politics, not war. Commonly the face of Dodge was as open and frank and care-free as the face of a Waterbury watch. On the occasion in hand it wore a look of occupation and seriousbusiness. This business expression was fairly founded;- a sheriff for Ford County must be selected, the gentleman who had filled that post of trust being undeniably dead. The passing of that sheriff was curious. One morning he rode forth, and fording the Arkansas at the Cimarron Crossing, made south and west for Sand Creek. And thereafter he never rode back. It was understood that he bore official papers to serve upon a certain miscreant who dwelt on Sand Creek. The Sand Creek miscreant having bought goods of Mr. Wright, later jeered at the suggestion that he pay, and Mr. Wright...

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Author:   Alfred Henry Lewis
Publisher:   General Books LLC
Imprint:   General Books LLC
Dimensions:   Width: 22.90cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 15.20cm
Weight:   0.267kg
ISBN:  

9781150633478


ISBN 10:   1150633476
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   21 December 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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