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A newer world : Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and the claiming of the American West / David Roberts.

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John C. Fremont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led five expeditions into the American West in the 1840s and 1850s, covering a greater area than any other explorer. His expedition reports--ghost-written by his beautiful and talented wife, Jessie Benton Fremont--nomination for president in 1856 but narrowly lost the election.
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Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 978.02 ROBERTS (Text) 37620000538142 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/19/2004 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0684834820
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-301) and index.
Summary, etc.:
John C. Fremont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led five expeditions into the American West in the 1840s and 1850s, covering a greater area than any other explorer. His expedition reports--ghost-written by his beautiful and talented wife, Jessie Benton Fremont--nomination for president in 1856 but narrowly lost the election.
Subject: Carson, Kit, 1809-1868.
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Explorers > West (U.S.) > Biography
Pioneers > West (U.S.) > Biography
West (U.S.) > Discovery and exploration > Sources.
West (U.S.) > History > To 1848
West (U.S.) > History > 1848-1860

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