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The adventures of Captain Bonneville

Author: Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Narrative Press, 2001.
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Captain Benjamin L.E. Bonneville left the east for California in May of 1832. No one heard from him, and many people assumed he was dead (or AWOL). Three years later he returned. Washington Irving (Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle) met Bonneville, bought the rights to his journal, and after editing it and recasting it in the third person, published it. It is probably the most literate, readable description of the fur  Read more...
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Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de, 1796-1878.
Adventures of Captain Bonneville.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Narrative Press, 2001
(DLC) 76004561
Named Person: Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville; Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville; Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville
ISBN: 1589761324 9781589761322
OCLC Number: 70764903
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originaly published: 1837.
Description: 1 online resource (401 pages)
Responsibility: digested from his journals by Washington Irving.

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Captain Benjamin L.E. Bonneville left the east for California in May of 1832. No one heard from him, and many people assumed he was dead (or AWOL). Three years later he returned. Washington Irving (Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle) met Bonneville, bought the rights to his journal, and after editing it and recasting it in the third person, published it. It is probably the most literate, readable description of the fur trapper era.

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