The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West
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The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Far West

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pubOne.info present you this new edition. WHILE ENGAGED in writing an account of the grand enterprise of Astoria, it was my practice to seek all kinds of oral information connected with the subject. Nowhere did I pick up more interesting particulars than at the table of Mr. John Jacob Astor; who, being the patriarch of the fur trade in the United States, was accustomed to...more
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Published December 3rd 2010 by Pubone.Info (first published 1837)
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Bruce Deming
I read this and totally missed that Captain Bonneville and a Rutherford were the first white men to visit Yosemite as is mentioned in the summary.

Bonneville was pretty decent though his men became brutal in Cali to the natives to his shame and shock.

Bonneville experienced the beauty of the West in the rawest sort if way, but still took time out to observe the beaver from behind a bush to see for himself if their legendary intelligence was true.

This is a nice look at the early west though I doub...more
Alison
It is interesting to read, but a little dry. I am part way through right now and having a hard time picking it up again. I do enjoy visualizing the parts of the country that I have been seen.
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