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John C. Fremont

Explorer, Politician (21-Jan-1813 — 13-Jul-1890)


Sally Denton. Passion and Principle: John and Jessie Frémont, The Couple Whose Power, Politics, and Love Shaped Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Bloomsbury. 2007. 460pp.

Allan Nevins. Frémont: The West's Greatest Adventurer. New York: Harper & Brothers. 1928. (2 vols.) 344pp. + 393pp.

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

Andrew Rolle. John Charles Fremont: Character as Destiny. University of Oklahoma Press. 1991. 351pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.547)

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.400)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.367)

  9. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.262)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.265)

  11. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.289)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.368)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.253)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.188)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.226)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.315)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.159)

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