Seventy Years on the Frontier
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Seventy Years on the Frontier

By Alexander Majors
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Table of Contents
  • Seventy Years on the Frontier
  • DEDICATION.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFACE.
  • TO THE READER.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • REMINISCENCES OF YOUTH.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • MISSOURI IN ITS WILD AND UNCULTIVATED STATE.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • A SILVER EXPEDITION.
    • Footnote
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE MORMONS.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE MORMONS' MECCA.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • MY FIRST VENTURE.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • FAITHFUL FRIENDS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • OUR WAR WITH MEXICO.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • DONIPHAN'S EXPEDITION.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • THE PIONEER OF FRONTIER TELEGRAPHY.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • AN OVERLAND OUTFIT.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • KIT CARSON.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • ADVENTURES OF A TRAPPER.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • TRAPPING.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • AN ADVENTURE WITH INDIANS.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CROSSING THE PLAINS.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • "THE JAYHAWKERS OF 1849."
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • MIRAGES.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE FIRST STAGE INTO DENVER.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • THE GOLD FEVER.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • THE OVERLAND MAIL.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE PONY EXPRESS AND ITS BRAVE RIDERS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • THE BATTLE OF THE BUFFALOES.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • THE BLACK BEAR.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • THE BEAVER.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • A BOY'S TRIP OVERLAND.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • THE DENVER OF EARLY DAYS.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • THE DENVER OF TO-DAY AND ITS ENVIRONS.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • BUFFALO BILL FROM BOYHOOD TO FAME.
  • CHAPTER XXX.
    • THE PLATTE VALLEY.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • KANSAS CITY BEFORE THE WAR.
  • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • THE GRAVES OF PIONEERS.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • SILVER MINING.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • WILD WEST FRUITS.
  • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • HOW ENGLISH CAPITALISTS GOT A FOOTHOLD.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • MONTANA'S TOWNS AND CITIES.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • CALIFORNIA'S GREAT TREES.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • THE FLOWERS OF THE FAR WEST.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • COLORADO.
  • CHAPTER XL.
    • THE SURGEON SCOUT.
  • CONCLUSION.
    • A SUMMING UP OF THE HAPPENINGS THAT OCCURRED OR TRANSPIRED IN EVERY DECADE, COMMENCING WITH THE TWENTIES AND ENDING WITH NINETY.
  • Transcriber's Notes
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