The Life of Kit Carson

Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Indian Agent and Colonel U.S.A.

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Author: Edward S. Ellis (R.H. Jayne)
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,798 / 182 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,328
mnybks.net#: 2494
Genres: Biography, Adventure
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s, how often transcendent merit is made repelling by overweening conceit. Kit Carson would have given his life before he would have travelled through the eastern cities, with his long hair dangling about his shoulders, his clothing bristling with pistols and knives, while he strutted on the mimic stage as a representative of the untamed civilization of the great west.

Carson was a superior hunter when a boy in Missouri, and the experience gained among the experienced hunters and trappers, soon caused him to become noted by those who had fought red men, trapped beaver and shot grizzly bears before he was born. And yet it could not have been that alone: it must have been his superior mental capacity which caused those heroes of a hundred perils to turn instinctively to him for counsel and guidance in situations of extreme peril. Among them all was no one with such masterful resources in that respect as he.

While the trappers were encamped at this place, a messenger visited them from the Mission of San Raf

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