LEAVING CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE and his band ensconced within their fortified camp in the Green River valley, we shall step back and accompany a party of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company in its progress, with supplies from St.
This was somewhat of a disagreeable foretaste of mountain life to some of Wyeth's band, accustomed only to the regular and peaceful life of New England; nor was it altogether to the taste of Captain Sublette's men, who were chiefly creoles and townsmen from St.
Sublette ordered his men to keep to the camp, being recruits from St.
He was not practically experienced in the Indian trade; that is to say, he had never made any expeditions of traffic into the heart of the wilderness, but he had been engaged in commerce at St.
It already exceeded the number of thirty, to which it had originally been limited; but it was determined, on arriving at St.
It was about the 12th of August that they left Mackinaw, and pursued the usual route by Green Bay, Fox and Wisconsin rivers, to Prairie du Chien, and thence down the Mississippi to St.
On the fourth night after leaving Louisville, we reached St.
The little woman had been passing a long time with her sick mother in New York, and had left her home in St.
She was such an artless little creature; and was in such a sunny, beaming, hopeful state; and let out all this matter clinging close about her heart, so freely; that all the other lady passengers entered into the spirit of it as much as she; and the captain (who heard all about it from his wife) was wondrous sly, I promise you: inquiring, every time we met at table, as in forgetfulness, whether she expected anybody to meet her at St.
One of those omniscient and awe-inspiring marvels, a detective, came up from St.
this letter was from away off yonder in the dim great world to the North; it was from St.
But Frankfort is not as healthy as Chicago, San Francisco, St.