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Author Townshend, S. Nugent (Samuel Nugent), 1844-1910

Title Our Indian summer in the far West : an autumn tour of fifteen thousand miles in Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and the Indian Territory / by S. Nugent Townshend ("St. Kames" of "The Field") ; illustrated by J.G. Hyde ; edited by Alex Hunt and Kristin Loyd
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 186 pages) : illustrations, color map
Series The Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; volume 25
Charles M. Russell Center series on art and photography of the American West ; v. 25
Contents Introduction / Alex Hunt -- Our start from London -- New York -- Niagara to Chicago, via Philadelphia and Pittsburg, and thence to Kansas City -- Leave Kansas City for the prairies -- Florence to Newton -- From Newton Junction westward -- Views of the upper end of the Grand Cañon -- Approaching New Mexico -- The Maxwell Grant in New Mexico, and the swindles attending its title -- Up the Gallinas Cañon on burros -- The Indian Territory -- Fort Elliot, Texas -- Our outfit from Fort Elliot -- More respecting the colony of Clarendon -- Origin of Texas cattle -- The grasses of North and South Texas compared -- Again in Texas -- San Antonio -- Preparations for bay shooting -- The commencement of a farewell
Summary The recovery and republication of this extremely rare volume, an artifact of the Victorian American West, make available an important primary document of a brief but pivotal historical moment connecting the American West and the British Empire
Notes Originally published: London : Charles Whittingham, 1880
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hyde, J. G. (John George) -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
Townshend, S. Nugent (Samuel Nugent), 1844-1910 -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
Hyde, J. G. (John George)
British -- Travel -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
British -- Travel.
HISTORY -- United States -- Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
TRAVEL -- United States -- General.
TRAVEL -- United States -- Midwest -- West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD)
TRAVEL -- United States -- West -- General.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
United States, West.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hunt, Alex
Hyde, J. G. (John George)
Loyd, Kristin
ISBN 0806157070 (electronic bk.)
9780806157078 (electronic bk.)