Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans

The first first copy of James' work to turn up came into the collection of the Missouri Historical Society in 1909 or 1910. Realizing the importance and rarity of the James narrative, this Society issued the first reprint in 1916.

Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans

Author: Thomas James

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One of the earliest narratives of the fur-trade; covering experiences on the upper Missouri in 1809, and an expedition to Santa Fe, in 1821. Written from James' dictation by Nathan Niles, who, resenting local newspaper criticism, destroyed nearly all copies. The first first copy of James' work to turn up came into the collection of the Missouri Historical Society in 1909 or 1910. Realizing the importance and rarity of the James narrative, this Society issued the first reprint in 1916.

Forty Years Among the Indians

Jones accompanied the Mexican War volunteers who marched from St. Louis in 1847, and went to Utah in 1850, where he played an active part in Mormon affairs. He spent many further years as a guide, hunter, Indian fighter, and explorer.

Forty Years Among the Indians

Author: Daniel Webster Jones

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Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. Jones accompanied the Mexican War volunteers who marched from St. Louis in 1847, and went to Utah in 1850, where he played an active part in Mormon affairs. He spent many further years as a guide, hunter, Indian fighter, and explorer.

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When Philibert failed to 13 James , Three Years among the Indians and
Mexicans ( Walter B. Douglas , ed . ) , 294 . 14 Shaw , " Narrative , " in W consin
Historical Collections , II , 199202 . 15 Louisiana Gazette , December 28 , 1809 ,
March 14 ...

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Twenty Years Among the Mexicans

Bible into the hands of three or four dozen Mexican children , and give them
instruction in its blessed teachings , I felt to be an ... My exposed situation made
me exceedingly timid , especially by night , as Indians were reported to be upon
the ...

Twenty Years Among the Mexicans

Author: Melinda Rankin

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Narrative written by a "New Hampshire Presbyterian teacher and missionary, who taught in Kentucky, Texas, and New Orleans ... The narrative includes many anecdotes dealing with the American Civil War as well as the Mexican political situation"--Book dealer's description.

The American Book Collector

Those wanting to learn about Indian and Mexican customs of 150 years ago
should buy Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans ( $ 3.50 hardcover ; $
1.95 paperback ) by Thomas James , reprint of the 1846 edition , unabridged ,
with a ...

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Handbook of North American Indians

James, Thomas 1846 Three Years among the Indians and Mexicans. Waterloo, Ill
.: Everett D. Graff. (Reprinted: Walter Bond Douglas, ed. Missouri Historical
Society, St. Louis, 1916; also, Annual Lakeside Classics 51, Lakeside Press,
Chicago ...

Handbook of North American Indians

Author: William C. Sturtevant

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William C. Sturtevant, General Editor; Raymond J. DeMallie, Volume 13 editor. Describes the prehistory, history, and culture of the aboriginal peoples who lived in the region of tall-grass prairies and short-grass high plains of North America. Note: Preface indicates mistakenly that this is the twelfth volume in a 20 volume set. 2 parts in two books, sold as a set.

The American Conflict a History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America 1860 64 65 With the Drift and Progress of American Opinion Respecting Human Slavery from 1776 to the Close of the War for the Union

Indian agent , a lawyer , district atIn the year 1827 – Mr . John Q. torney , major -
general of militia , Adams being ... the first opportunity to foment absconded ,
living three years among a revolution , ' expel the Mexican au1 In the Winter of
18.30 ...

The American Conflict  a History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America  1860  64  65      With the Drift and Progress of American Opinion Respecting Human Slavery  from 1776 to the Close of the War for the Union

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The American Conflict

Indian agent , a lawyer , district atIn the year 1827 — Mr . John Q. torney , major -
general of militia , Adams being ... upon the first opportunity to foment absconded
, living three years among a revolution , ' expel the Mexican au1 In the Winter of ...

The American Conflict

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The Lakeside Classics

53 Having purchased of him and among the Indians 130 horses , they resumed
their route in the beginning of August to the number of some sixty - five persons ,
to ... see Thomas James ' Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans , pp .

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The Branding Iron

Elza Ivan Edwards was a kind and gentle man , a dedicated Westerner , and a
friend whose passing will be mourned by many . DOWN THE WESTERN BOOK
TRAIL James , Thomas . THREE YEARS AMONG THE INDIANS AND
MEXICANS .

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Labor Among Primitive Peoples Showing the Development of the Obstetric Science of To day from the Natural and Instinctive Customs of All Races Civilized and Savage Past and Present

the Indians . Dr . Faulkner , who spent some years among the Sioux tribes , tells
me that he has known a squaw to go for ... The Mexican Indians , half - civilized ,
require three to four hours for delivery , and the saine is true for all such tribés as
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Labor Among Primitive Peoples  Showing the Development of the Obstetric Science of To day  from the Natural and Instinctive Customs of All Races  Civilized and Savage  Past and Present

Author: George Julius Engelmann

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The Minute Man

THREE YEARS AMONG THE INDIANS AND MEXICANS " The Society again
expresses its thanks to The Lakeside Press for the presentation at Christmas time
of Volume 51 of The Lakeside Classics . The book bears the title “ Three Years ...

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The Kansas Historical Quarterly

Thomas James ' reminiscences ( of his experiences from 1809 to 1824 ) were
published at Waterloo , ml . , in 1846 in a work entitled Three Years Among the
Indians and Mexicans . It was quickly withdrawn from circulation due to sharp ...

The Kansas Historical Quarterly

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