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Kit Carson, Jr., the crack shot of the West

Samuel Stone Hall

Kit Carson, Jr., the crack shot of the West

a wild life romance

by Samuel Stone Hall

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Published by Beadle & Adams in New York .
Written in English

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  • Dime novels -- Specimens

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    Statementby "Buckskin Sam."
    SeriesBeadle"s New York dime library -- v. 1, no. 3, Beadle"s dime library -- v. 1, no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16660659M

    Kit Carson's Autobiography By Kit Carson; Milo Milton Quaife R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. F ur trapper, Indian agent, and soldier was Kit Carson. His exploits west of the Mississippi were as famous as Daniel Boone's east. Kit Caron's father fought in the Revolutionary War, then moved with his family from Kentucky to a tract of land in Missouri owned by Daniel Boone's sons. At Kit Carson followed the Santa Fe Trail to Taos, New Mexico, which was the capital of the fur trade.

    Although many of Carson's adventures would become wildly exaggerated, no one could deny his contributions to the settling of the American West. Many of Carson's accomplishments were popularized in Dr. De Witt C. Peters's book, The Life and Adventure of Kit Carson, the Nestor of . American frontiersman, trapper, soldier and guide, Christopher Carson, better known as Kit Carson, is one of the great heroes of the Old West. During the early s, Carson was a legendary mountain man and free trader in the American Southwest, having gained renown for his fur trade and trail-blazing efforts in New Mexico and westward to.

      The Adventures of Kit Carson - Enemies of the West A family oriented Wild West TV show starring a fictional version of Kit Carson and his sidekick El Toro. Kil Carson, Jr" the Crack Shot ofthe West: A Wild Life ofRomance by "Buckskin Sam," the cover illustrated here, came onto the market in The wildly improbable adventure is set in Texas in , "half-way betweenOakvilleand San Patricio, neartheboundary line .


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KIT CARSON, JR., The Crack Shot Of The West. A Wild Kit Carson Romance, by Buckskin Sam. Beadle's Dime Library New York. Vol I. [Hall, Major S. S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. KIT CARSON, JR., The Crack Shot Of The West. A Wild Life Romance, by Buckskin Sam. Beadle's Dime Library New York.

Vol I. : Major S. Hall. A magnificent history of the American conquest of the West; "a story full of authority and color, truth and prophecy" (The New York Times Book Review).In the summer ofthe Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by by: Kit Carson, Jr., the Crack Shot of the West: A Wild Life Romance Volume 1, Issue 3 of Beadle's dime library: Author: Samuel Stone Hall: Publisher: Beadle & Adams, Length: 27 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Get this from a library. Kit Carson, Jr., the crack shot of the west: a wild life romance. [Samuel Stone Hall]. Kit Carson, Jr., the The crack shot of the West book Shot of the West.

Series: Beadle’s Vol. I, No. The only book to include this character. Summary:pre-Civil War Texas. Rangers patrol the new Texas territory defending against “the largest force of Mexican outlaws that had been on Texas soil since annexation”. Christopher Houston Carson (Decem – ), better known as Kit Carson, was an American was a fur trapper, wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S.

Army became a frontier legend in his own lifetime via biographies and news articles, and exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime ds held: 1st New Mexico Volunteer. A curt brief description, as told to a friend, of Kit Carson’s many trips mainly in the southwest as trapper, guide, courier, fighter of battles (mainly against Indians) in conjunction with the military including war with Mexico finally being assigned as an Indian Agent by the government/5.

Kit Carson, byname of Christopher Houston Carson, (born DecemMadison County, Kentucky, U.S.—diedFort Lyon, Colorado), American frontiersman, trapper, soldier, and Indian agent who made an important contribution to the westward expansion of the United career as an Indian fighter earned him both folk hero status through its aggrandizement in the dime.

Major S S Hall Hall / Kit Carson Jr the Crack Shot of the West Wild Life Romance. $ + $ ShippingSeller Rating: % positive. Kit Carson Family Secrets. Charles Burns of Bakersfield, purchased this leather bound edition of Life and Adventures of Kit Carson at the estate sale of a Wild West book collector.

Leafing. Kit Carson was everywhere and did just about everything. I must agree with other reviewers and Milo Milton Quaife in his introduction, that because of Carson's nature, the book seems somewhat curtailed of descriptive events. What may have taken a Cited by: 5. A note on a portrait of Carson Jr.

in the collection of James Earl Taylor, who used the portrait to illustrate the dime novel Kit Carson Jr., the Crack Shot of the West states that Kit Carson Junior’s real name was Jim Spleen, and that he had posed as the son of the famous.

Character Analysis Kit Carson He befriends Latour and Vaillant, saves Vaillant when the priest is overcome by black measles, and gives shelter to Magdalena. As an agent of the United States government, however, Carson performs despicable acts to force the Navajos from their lands.

A Presbyterian pastor, the Rev. Samuel Parker, was the first to introduce Kit Carson and his exploits in a book. Kit’s interest to readers would continue, even after his death onas demonstrated by works that included The Fighting Trapper, or, Kit Carson to the Rescue, a dime novel published in The Case: Our contributor, Charle s Burns bought the Kit Carson biography at an estate sale for $5.

Inside he found some newspaper clippings and notes related to the Carson family. Read this book on Questia. Many volumes of The Lakeside Classics Series have been devoted to narratives of trade and exploration in the trans-Mississippi West. If we include under this designation the Canadian Northwest, with the single exception of Wau Bun, from to the present time every issue has been devoted to this of the volumes thus published have been reprints.

Though the mountain men were responsible for blazing nearly every trail to the Pacific Coast, discovering the natural wonders of the Trans-Mississippi West, and providing the muscle that fueled the fur trade—a major component of the American economy—few gained national recognition.

An outstanding exception was Kit Carson. During the ’s and 50’s, John C. Frémont and his wife Author: Roger D. Mcgrath. In a seventeen-year-old Christopher "Kit" Carson ran away from his job as apprentice to a saddler in Franklin, Missouri and joined a merchant caravan bound for Santa Fe in the far Southwest.

The flight marked his entry into the pages of history. In the decades that followed, Carson gained renown as a trapper, hunter, guide, rancher, army courier, Indian agent, and military officer.

With Bill Williams, Don Diamond, John Cason, Boyd Stockman. Kit and his pal El Toro go all over the west securing justice for all (absolutely no connection with the historical character)/10(87). This was published before the end of the war with Mexico when Carson was in Washington, DC., having brought dispatches from Frémont across the country from California.

As noted by Carson biographer Harvey Lewis Carter (), the account first appeared in the Washington Union in the Summer ofand was reprinted in the Supplement to the Connecticut Courant, July 3.

Christopher "Kit" Carson, (possibly Christopher Houston Carson; Decem – ) was an American career as a frontiersman involved four chief occupations: mountain man, guide, Indian agent, and officer in the United States helped to open the American West to settlement.

In his day, he was a celebrity known far and wide in the United : DecemTate's Creek, Madison .About this Item: Kit Carson Hisorical Society, Kit Carson, CO, Paperback. Condition: Good. First printing. 90 pp. photos 1/12 az18xx. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Tenderfoot cartographer Bradford Stone rides with Kit Carson and John C.

Fremont on the greatest adventure of westward expansion: Fremont's expedition from Colorado to .