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

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

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The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself by De Witt C. Peters

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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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