. Sport and adventures among the North-American Indians [microform]. Hunting; Hunting; Indians of North America; Adventure and adventurers; Chasse; Chasse; Indiens d'Amérique; Aventure et aventuriers. I!)8 A KKAL l'llONTIi;UHiMAN. I ?.. M li^ V ill thiN li(! 1111(1 a coinpaiiioii litid fitted out a sluvcr Cor IIk; WcmI C.'oiiKt of Alricii, where he had heeii seized by a Hritisli eruiser, his vciHsel heiiij^ coiKUuuiied and he; and his eruw turned a<hirt. lie had worked iiis way back to New Orleans, and fioni there to !San Antonio, where we enj;aj,'(;d him to look after the horses, lie was o

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. Sport and adventures among the North-American Indians [microform]. Hunting; Hunting; Indians of North America; Adventure and adventurers; Chasse; Chasse; Indiens d'Amérique; Aventure et aventuriers. I!)8 A KKAL l'llONTIi;UHiMAN. I ?.. M li^ V ill thiN li(! 1111(1 a coinpaiiioii litid fitted out a sluvcr Cor IIk; WcmI C.'oiiKt of Alricii, where he had heeii seized by a Hritisli eruiser, his vciHsel heiiij^ coiKUuuiied and he; and his eruw turned a<hirt. lie had worked iiis way back to New Orleans, and fioni there to !San Antonio, where we enj;aj,'(;d him to look after the horses, lie was o
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. Sport and adventures among the North-American Indians [microform]. Hunting; Hunting; Indians of North America; Adventure and adventurers; Chasse; Chasse; Indiens d'Amérique; Aventure et aventuriers. I!)8 A KKAL l'llONTIi;UHiMAN. I ?.. M li^ V ill thiN li(! 1111(1 a coinpaiiioii litid fitted out a sluvcr Cor IIk; WcmI C.'oiiKt of Alricii, where he had heeii seized by a Hritisli eruiser, his vciHsel heiiij^ coiKUuuiied and he; and his eruw turned a<hirt. lie had worked iiis way back to New Orleans, and fioni there to !San Antonio, where we enj;aj,'(;d him to look after the horses, lie was oiu; of those nuni who were; always sa\ in}5 what they would do if we met any Indians, havin}r j^ot used to them, as he said, in Montana. How he really behaved will be seen later on. On the morniu}; after our arrival wo came out of the tent to find, leaning on his ritic! by the cam[) fire, whieh he had made up, the best-looking speeimen of a frontiersnuin I had yet seen. He stood over six feet high in his moccasins, and was dressed iu a buekskiu suit and a fur cap. His face was handsome and he hail a short beard. On seeing us he came forward, and said that he had heard that we Avanted a guide, and knowing the country as far as Denver, he had come to oft'er himself in that ea[)acity. He seemed just the man we wanted, and had lived most ol' his life on the froutier, and had fought the Comanehes and Kiowas. He had lately returned from a hunt after strayed horses, during which he had been driven into cover by u small i)arty of Indians, having to remain there over twenty-four hours, when he managed to crawl through them at night. These Southern Indians will never dismount to pursue a man, having been brought up to consider their horses as part of themselves, and always running away when he is shot. We had nearly concluded our bargain with this man, when he suddenly asked where the rest of the party was, and on hearing that it was composed of the seven whom he saw, be declined at onc

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