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Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches

An Autobiography

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Author: Edwin Eastman
Co-author: Clark Johnson, M.D.
Published: 1874
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,165 / 218 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,115
Added to site: 2008.11.05 22555

ith a living carpet of emerald green. At another time I could have spent hours in gazing upon its vast expanse, and fancying its changed appearance when its surface should be furrowed by the plow and its fruitful soil reward the farmer's labor; but the presentiment of evil which I found it impossible to shake off, oppressed my spirits rendering me anxious and fearful.

A few moments took us out of sight of the cottonwood grove, and but for the aid of father's pocket compass we could have had little idea of our direction, but by its assistance we traveled steadily in a southwesterly coarse, father being confident that we had strayed north of the trail and that by taking this course we must sooner or later regain it. Until nearly noon we kept steadily on, seeing nothing to indicate that we were near the trail. Just before noon we halted to rest and feed the animals and prepare a meal for ourselves.

The morning had been sultry and we were all sufficiently fatigued to find a brief rest very acceptabl



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