The Great West: Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting Events in Western History -- Remarkable Individual Adventures --sketches of Frontier Life -- Descriptions of Natural Curiosities : to which is Appended Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Oregon, New Mexico, Texas, Minnesota, Utah, California, Washington, Nebraska, Etc, Etc,

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G. F. Tuttle, 1858 - 576 էջ

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Adventures of Oliver
47
Incidents of Emigration
48
The French and Indian War in the West
49
The Rangers Adventure
50
Wild Bill or the Mississippi Orson
51
The Fanatical Pilgrims
52
Adventure of Audubon
53
Exploring Expeditions of Long Cass and Schoolcraft
54
Life among the Trappers
55
Ogilvies Adventure
56
Character of the Western People
57
Fascinating Life of the Mountain Hunter
58
The Cherokee War of 1760
59
The Commerce of the Prairies
60
The Blackhawk War
61
The Pestilence a Frontier Sketch
62
The Educated Indian Trapper
63
The Pontiac War
64
Fremonts Expeditions
65
The Hunters Escape
66
The Indians of the Great Prairie Wilderness
67
Effect of Settlement on the Climate of the West
68
Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Texas
69
New Mexico Oregon
70
California
72
Tyranny of ORielly the first Spanish Governor of Louisiana
73
Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Utah
74
The Great Salt Desert of Utah
75
Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Minnesota
76
Dunmores War
77
Nebraska
78
Kansas
79
The Lake Superior Country
80
Pacific Railroad
81
Customs and Manners of the Early French Settlers of the West
83
The Western Wilderness
89
Incidents in the West of the War of the Revolution
95
The Hard Winter of 1780
124
Daniel Boone the Pioneer of Kentucky
125
Hunting among the Early Pioneers
131
Adventures of Kenton
133
Incidents of the Fur Trade
142
Lewis Whetzel the Indian Hunter
150
Heroism of the Pioneer Women
154
The Indian Summer
157
A Desperate Boat Fight
158
Rebellion in Tennessee
166
Border Warfare from 1783 to 1795
168
Lewis and Clarkes and Pikes Exploring Expeditions
238
Adventure of Colter
243
Conspiracy of Aaron Burr
246
The Great Prairie Wilderness
254
The Great Earthquake of 1811
257
Voyage of the First Western Steamboat
261
Sketch of Tecumseh and the Indian War of 1811
264
Kentucky Sports
273
The Western Boatmen
275
Indian Warfare
280
Incidents of the War of 1812 in the West
282
Experience of a Kentuckian at the Battle of New Orleans
297
Visit to the Mammoth Cave
303
Adventures of Oliver
307
Incidents of Emigration
312
The Public Domain
315
The Rangers Adventure
321
Wild Bill or the Mississippi Orson
324
The Fanatical Pilgrims
326
Adventure of Audubon
329
Exploring Expeditions of Long Cass and Schoolcraft
332
Life among the Trappers
333
Ogilvies Adventure
337
Character of the Western People
339
Fascinating Life of the Mountain Hunter
344
Adventure of a Trapper
345
The Commerce of the Prairies 318
348
The Blackhawk War
355
The Pestilence a Frontier Sketch
361
The Educated Indian Trapper
363
Life in the Mountains of Virginia
365
Fremonts Expeditions
373
The Hunters Escape
385
The Indians of the Great Prairie Wilderness
387
Effect of Settlement on the Climate of the West
391
Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Texas
395
New Mexico 1 7
415
Oregon
416
California
433
Terrible Sufferings of a Party of California Emigrants
455
Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Utah
460
The Great Salt Desert of Utah
488
Historical and Descriptive Sketch of Minnesota
490
Washington Territory
497
Nebraska 591
501
Kansas
512
The Lake Superior Country
552
Pacific Railroad
567

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Էջ 153 - ... go and fight the enemy; that we need not trouble ourselves about the enemy's garrisons; that we knew nothing about them; and that our father would attend to that part of the business. You also told your red children that you would take good care of your garrison here, which made our hearts glad.
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