Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847

By: Churchill, Charles B.

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278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies, in original shrinkwrap. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Robinson, trader and prominent merchant and sailor; Henry Augustus Wise, U.S. Navy Lieutenant hell-bent on expansion; William Henry Thomes, feckless thrill-seeker; Leonard and Nidever, explorers; Benjamin Davis Wilson, Indian Agent; and Thomas Jefferson Farnham, participant in the Graham Affair, are included."

Title: Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847

Author Name: Churchill, Charles B.

Categories: Travel & Exploration, Fur Trade,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1995

ISBN Number: 0870622285

ISBN Number 13: 9780870622281

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 13818

Keywords: James Ohio Pattie, mountain men, fur trade, exploration, expeditions, Richard Henry Dana, William Dane Phelps, Alfred Robinson, William Henry Thomes, Benjamin Davis Wilson, Thomas Jefferson Farnham, William Heath Davis, Jr., Kit Carson , Zenas Leonard