Travels in North America during the years 1834,1835 and 1836 by Charles Augustus MurrayTravels in North America during the years 1834,1835 and 1836 by Charles Augustus Murray

Travels in North America during the years 1834,1835 and 1836

byCharles Augustus Murray

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 214 PAWNEE CHIEFS. CHAPTER XV. PAWNEE CHIEFS WITH WHOM I STARTED--LEAVE PORT LEAVENWORTH--ROLLING PRAIRIE--HALTING-PLACE LOSS OF HORSES --FLOCK OF PAROQUETS--OUR STRAY HORSES--INDIAN APPETITE--ACCIDENTS BY THE WAY--OVERTAKE THE PAWNEE DEPUTATION--ESCULENT ROOTS--DEER-STALKING IN THE PRAIRIE --A MISFORTUNE--CROSS THE GREAT NIMAHAW RIVER PARTY IN SEARCH OF ELK--REJOIN THE CAMP--TIRED HORSE--FALSE ALARM OF CHILL AND FEVER THE KANZAS RIVER--MY DOG KILLED AND EATEN--FATIGUING TRAVELLING FRIENDLY RECEPTION EFFECT OF WHISKEY ON THE INDIANS INDIAN VILLAGE OCCUPATIONS OF THE MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN THE OLD CHIEF--BUFFALO MEAT ORDER OF MARCH--PAWNEE SUMMER LODGE MEDICINE FIRST NIGHT IN THE PAWNEE LODGE--DOGS. The names of the four principal Pawnee chiefs with whom I started were (nearly) as follows :-- Sa-ni-tsa-rish, or "wicked chief," grand Pawnees; Le-pre-colo-'hoo-la-charo, or "mouth-chief," Tapage Pawnees; Pa^-taMa4-cha'ro,* or "man-chief," grand Pawnees; Too-la-la-cha-shu, or "the man who runs," grand Pawnees. Having left Fort Leavenworth with the Pawnees about eleven o'clock, we travelled, rather to the north of west, twenty-five miles, through a beautiful rolling * The son of the Maha, or Pawnee Loup chief, was also with the deputation. LOSS OF HORSES. 215 prairie, interspersed with trees, which were so regularly and carefully grouped as to remind me of Windsor and other noble English parks; but these had the additional advantage of forming part of a woodland scene boundless in extent, and for the first ten miles the picturesque and broken heights which confine the Missouri increased the beauty of the prospect. The grass, which was extremely rich and luxuriant, was sprinkled with gay flowers, which were mostly unknown to me, although I had seen some as tenants of...
Title:Travels in North America during the years 1834,1835 and 1836Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217648460

ISBN - 13:9780217648462