3 edition of The Exploring Expedition To The Rocky Mountains Oregon And California found in the catalog.
April 30, 2004 by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English
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Incidents of travel and adventure in the Far West; with Col. I continued, however, to ride along up the river until about sunset, and was beginning to be doubtful of finding the springs before the next day, when I came suddenly upon a large smooth rock, about twenty yards in diameter, where the water from several springs was bubbling and boiling up in the midst of a white incrustation, with which it had covered a portion of the rock. A court martial resulted in a reprimand of Wilkes on a charge of illegal punishment. Fremont, John Charles, — Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the yearand to Oregon and north California in the yearsby J. Parker evidently liked the country "beyond the Rocky Mountains," because he traveled back across the trail in with his new bride. As we were riding quietly along, eagerly searching every hollow in search of game, we discovered, at a little distance in the prairie, a large grizzly bear, so busily engaged in digging roots that he did not perceive us until we were galloping down a little hill fifty yards from him, when he charged upon us with such sudden energy that several of us came near losing our saddles.
In a few moments the mass divided to the right and left, the horns clattering with a noise heard above everything else, and my horse darted into the opening. I also assisted Bros. Childs, of Missouri. For more information about the German court case, and the reason for blocking all of Germany rather than single items, visit PGLAF's information page about the German lawsuit. On the morning of the 16th, the time for Maxwell's arrival having expired, we resumed our journey, leaving for him a note, in which it was stated that I would wait for him at St.
He did not fall until after he had received six rifle balls. As it was beginning to grow dark, I rode quickly down the river, on which I found the camp a few miles below. Black Earth, Wis. Scenes and adventures in the Army: or, romance of military life. New York and London, G.
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In fact, Bryant left California seven months before the discovery of gold. The expedition left Hampton Roads, Virginia, on August 18, Louis to San Francisco along the 38th parallel, the latitude which both cities approximately share. Inciting poor health as the reason, he set out from Louisville, Kentucky for California.
I afterwards found that the spring and river owe their names to the bubbling of the effervescing gas in the former, and not to the temperature of the water, which is cold.
Larkinand Mexican commandant Jose Castrounder the pretext of gaining fuller supplies. Millennia of severe erosion in the Wyoming Basin transformed intermountain basins into a relatively flat terrain.
Oscar Sarpy, having furnished him with arms and means of transportation to Fort Laramie, where he would be in the line of caravans returning to the States. L28 Lanman, Charles. He suggested that a shorter route south of the Great Salt Lake would save time for California bound emigrants.
The camp equipage and provisions were transported in twelve carts, drawn each by two mules; and a light covered wagon, mounted on good springs, had been provided for the safer carriage of instruments. Nevertheless, the report of Fremont's first expedition was greeted by Americans with great interest.
Lea, It is clear that many early travelers assumed that others would be interested in their personal experiences. They also described the route: suitable camp sites, the presence or absence of wood, water, and grass, the fords of rivers and other points of general interest.
On the 19th, in the afternoon, we crossed the Pawnee road to the Arkansas, and traveling a few miles onward, the monotony of the prairies was suddenly dispelled by the appearance of five or six buffalo bulls, forming a vanguard of immense herds, among which we were traveling a few days afterwards.
Philadelphia, G. Worthington, The water has a very agreeable taste, which Mr. New York, Beadle and company, publishers, . Elijah Larkin, June, vol. According to our observations, the latitude of the mouth of the river is 38 deg. Maritime merchants, sealers, and whalers needed accurate charts of islands and navigational hazards in the Pacific Ocean.
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