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The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself

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Published: 1858
Language: English
Wordcount: 155,110 / 450 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 32
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 500
Added to site: 2005.07.13
mnybks.net#: 10877
Genre: Biography
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the Expedition completed--Return to Fort Laramie--Kit Carson goes to Taos and is married--He is employed as Hunter to a Train of Wagons bound for the States--Meeting with Captain Cook and four companies of U.S. Dragoons on Walnut Creek--Mexicans in Trouble--Kit Carson carries a Letter for them to Santa Fé--Indians on the Route--His safe Arrival--Amijos' advance Guard massacred by the Texians--The one Survivor--The Retreat--Kit Carson returns to Bent's Fort--His Adventures with the Utahs and narrow escape from Death--The Texians disarmed--The Express Ride performed, 147

CHAPTER VIII.

Kit Carson visits Fremont's Camp--Goes on the Second Exploring Expedition--The Necessary Arrangements--Trip to Salt Lake--Explorations there--Carson is dispatched to Fort Hall for Supplies--Their Operations at Salt Lake--The Great Island--The Journey to the Columbia River in Oregon--Incidents on the Route--Tlamath Lake--The Journey to California--The Trials and Privations met with while c

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