YOUNG WAYFARERS OF THE EARLY WEST by Olive W. Burt

YOUNG WAYFARERS OF THE EARLY WEST

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Homely anecdotal narratives of ""teen-agers"" on the way West: Rene Auguste Chouteau, who laid out St. Louis as a trading camp; Mary Jane Dilworth, first teacher in the Utah territory: Lorenzo Oatman, searching for two sisters stolen by the Indians; May Humphries Stacey, boy-of-all-work on the trial camel run in the southwest; Flora Pearson, diarist of a round the Cape migration of women to the northwest; Clark Stockling, youngest stagecoach treasure guard on record. Also some ""younkuns"" you've met before: Sacajawea, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Bill Cody. More than a passing resemblance to the Childhood of Famous Americans except that only a few of these made a name for themselves when they grew up.

Pub Date: Nov. 15th, 1968
Publisher: Hawthorn