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Footprints in the Forest

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Author: Edward S. Ellis (R.H. Jayne)
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,566 / 202 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 911
Added to site: 2008.07.07 21445
Genre: Young Readers


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formidable barrier, but the theory that Otto's new masters traveled from beyond, was too unreasonable to be accepted.

Yet from the little camp where the three persons were lounging, it was more than half a thousand miles to the Rocky Mountains, while the territory stretched far to the north and south, so that an army might lose itself beyond recovery in the vast wilderness.

The task, therefore, which faced them at the beginning was to learn whither the four warriors had gone with the hapless Otto.

It need not be said that none understood this necessity better than Deerfoot himself. Consequently he drew from Hay-uta, the Sauk, every particle of knowledge which he possessed; that, however, amounted to little more than has already been told. But that which the Shawanoe sought was a full account of their dress, their looks, arms and accouterments--such an account being more important to the young warrior than would be supposed.

The information he gained may be summed up: the strangers



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