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RM2ANDYTE–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . t labor and difficulty, and after getting a little beyond thesummit on the other side, we struck a little stream of water that seemed torun westward, and we judged that we had got over the divide, and thoughtthat by following the stream as well as we could, it would lead us down thewesterly slope of the mountain. Meantime we had eaten the last of our beeffrom our cattle, and we were reduced to the necessity of killing our horsesand mules, and living on them. Historical Facts, MS. For continuation ofthe nariative after crossing the Sierra se
RM2ANE2AK–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . rmy rested, CaptainGarcia Lopez de Cdrdenas set out with twelve mento explore said river. Some say the direction he tookfrom Moqui was westerly; some intimate it was tothe north of west; I am inclined to the latter view.In either event it is not probable that the territorynow called Nevada was entered, or that any portionof it was seen by the members of that expedition,though .such discovery is possible. There may have been expeditions into the countryof the Yutas from Cibola, or Zuni, from Moqui, orfrom the country of the Mojaves, of which
RM2ANDN44–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . ^ bill passed bycongress allowed 160 acres of pasture and the sameamount of farming land to each head of a family, and80 acres to each child. The consent, first of congress,and secondly of a majority of the three bands, was tobe obtained to this arrangement, when $60,000, or as 480 INDIAN WARS. iiiucli more as congress might appropriate, should bedistributed among them. An annuity of 350,000 wasalso to be ])aid them, and a support furnished themand their cliildren until they became self-supporthig.*This schedule was so altered as to require
RM2ANDX1K–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . tlio Ccimstock lode received exactlythe service iifidcd tor its coiiijilete development. Xt)rwas it the fertile American hrain which achieved thetriumj)!! over an ol)stacle that threatened to be insur-niounUii)le, hut the sturdier (Jerman intellect Othersugj^estions uf Deidesheimers were afterward adopted,with tjjreat profit, regarding the kind of machinery tobe used.. PlA.N of CKlllBINO. ••DcideHheimers device was particularly adapted to the extraction of theore iKxlieii of the ConiHtook, aii<l would have obviated tlie ditliculty encoun
RM2ANDJNK–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . rrived at thehead of Rock creek, and at once erected a smallsmelter, near where the town of Scofield was subse-quently located. In two months a sufficient test hadbeen made, and the company returned to winter atDenver, the wagon-train by the same route by whichthey came, and the pack-train by the Washingtongulch trail. Arrived at home, Richardson made his report topersons interested, residing in Chicago, Quincy, andDenver, which being favorable, furnaces and machin-ery were purchased, and all things placed in readinessto commence mining in
RM2ANDYM7–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . l, not theSalt Lake r<jute, for that was not known till the yearafterwards. We got a book written by Hastings,Lxt<)lling the country highly, and depicting it in glow-ing colors. We read it with great interest. We metHastings on the way. At Fort Hall we campe<lsome time, and recruited our animals, which had be- NOMEXCLATUEE AGAIN. 61 come very much jaded at that tioie, feed being scarce.There the party divided, and those of us who werebound for CaHfornia joined some others, and a newparty was made up, with about 15 wagons. Westarted
RM2ANDGBK–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . do Springs is the seat of Colorado college, foundedby the Colorado association of congregational churches, on the general planof New England colleges, but with modifications. T. N. Haskell, formerly ofthe state university of Wisconsin, was selected as financial agent. The prepar- 602 COUNTIES OF COLORADO. for reasons which will appear hereafter. In naturalresources it is rich, especially in an excellent quality atory department was opened in May, 1874, with Jonathan Edwards, grad-Udte of Yale, as principal. A frame building was temporarily
RM2ANE231–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . Pkobable Route of Cardenas, The first European to enter within the presentlimits of Nevada of whom we now have knowledge,and without doubt in my mind absolutely the first toenter, was Father Francisco Garces, of the order ofSt Francis, who set out from Sonora in 1775 with aparty under Colonel Anza for California, and whostopped at the junction of the Colorado and Gila toexplore for a mission site. Of the expedition to Cali-fornia was Father Pedro Font who wrote a narrativeof it, and drew a map which included not only his ^ EARLIEST EXPLORAT
RM2ANDJ8D–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . d Denver May 28, 1882. The Atchison,Topeka, and Santa Fe had previously been built to Pueblo, from whichpoint it reached Denver over the rails of the D. & R. G. At La Junta itsmain California line diverged southward, and passing Trinidad climbedRaton pass on the southern border of the state. 556 DENVER AND AKAPAHOE COUNTY, by the Pacific company, the contractors being CharlesM. JStebbins and Edward Creighton. A proposition William A. H. Loveland, a native of Mass., has been calleil the founderof the uiouiitaiii system of railroails. He serv
RM2ANDR86–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . me to Golden City. Says Stone, Thesouthern men were opposed to adjourning to Denver, and they went awayand hid in the woods, and the sergeant-at-arms couldnt find them. Finally•we sent men out -with flags of truce to bring them in, and getting themtogether in Mother Maggarts hotel, under pretense of compromising thematter, locked the doors on them, finished the vote, and got the adjourn-ment to Denver. Land Grants hi Coh, MS., ILHist. Net. 27 418 or(;anizatiox of government. until 1868, when it was taken back to Denver; butthe feehng in the
RM2ANDC9A–History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 . ette, Benjamin C. Stickney, jr, Walter Trumbull, and Jacob Smith. Theyproceeded to the geyser basins and Yellowstone lake, making an extendedreport of their explorations. The highest mountain in that region was namedafter the stirvevor-general, Washburne. U. S. ^en. Ex. Dor., 51, 41st cong.,.3d sess.; Owrland Monthly, vi. 4.31-7, 489-96; MUsoula Pioneer, March 9-30,1872. It was upon the report of this expedition to the sec. of war, andthrough the labors of the Montana delegate, Clagge:t, that the Yellowstone 770 MILITARY AND INDIAN AFFAIRS.