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Kit Carson's story, as told by himself : Taos, New Mexico : ms., 1856-1857.

Author: Kit Carson; Charles L Camp; De Witt C Peters; Jesse B Turley; Newberry Library.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Transcript made by the Bancroft Library, 1923, of a copy of the Ms., accompanied by a letter from Charles L. Camp giving its history, and a typed copy of an obituary written by De Witt Clinton Peters, 1868, for the Army and Navy Journal. The original Ms., dictated to Jesse B. Turley, was afterward turned over to Peters, for use in his biography of Carson, and is now in the Newberry Library.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Kit Carson; Charles L Camp; De Witt C Peters; Jesse B Turley; Newberry Library.
OCLC Number: 26178209
Description: Originals : 98 leaves ; 29 cm. Copies : 1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 917:7) and positive.
Other Titles: Army and navy journal.

Abstract:

Transcript made by the Bancroft Library, 1923, of a copy of the Ms., accompanied by a letter from Charles L. Camp giving its history, and a typed copy of an obituary written by De Witt Clinton Peters, 1868, for the Army and Navy Journal. The original Ms., dictated to Jesse B. Turley, was afterward turned over to Peters, for use in his biography of Carson, and is now in the Newberry Library.

Describes Carson's early life, first journey to Santa Fe, 1826, visit to California in Ewing Young's party, 1829-1830, further experiences in the fur trade and as a hunter at Bent's Fort, 1831-1842, adventures with the Frémont expeditions and U.S. Army, 1842-1848, and life as rancher, trader, and Indian Agent in New Mexico, 1848-1856.

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