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Kit Carson"s life and adventures from facts narrated by himself, embracing events in the life time of America"s greatest hunter, trapper, scout and guide, including vivid accounts of the every day life, inner character, and peculiar customs of all Indian tribes of the far West ... Also an accurate description of the country ... Together with a full and complete history of the Modoc Indians and the Modoc war. by De Witt C. Peters

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Published by Dustin, Gilman & co., Queen City Pub. Co.; [etc., etc.] in Hartford, Conn, Cincinnati .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Carson, Kit, -- 1809-1868.,
  • Modoc Indians -- Wars, 1873.

Book details:

Edition Notes

First published in 1858, under title: The life and adventures of Kit Carson.

StatementBy Dewitt C. Peters.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, [1], [19]-604 p. incl. plates.
Number of Pages604
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17767073M

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