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Kit Carson

Explorer (24-Dec-1809 — 23-May-1868)


Buffalo Bill. The History of the Wild West: Being the Complete Life and Thrilling Adventures of the Great Pioneer Heros Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett and Kit Carson. John R. Stanton. 1901. 400pp.

Thelma S. Guild; Harvey L. Carter. Kit Carson: A Pattern for Heroes. University of Nebraska Press. 1984. 284pp.

David Roberts. A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Fremont, and the Claiming of the American West. New York: Simon and Schuster. 2000. 320pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.267)

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.180)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.125)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.173)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.119)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.92)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.147)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.43)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.158)

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