278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies. "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: Churchill, Charles B.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1995
ISBN 13: 9780870622281
Book Condition: New
Product Type: Book
Seller ID: 3159
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