Narrative of the adventures of Zenas Leonard : a native of Clearfield County, Pa., who spent five years in trapping for furs, trading with the Indians, &c., &c., of the Rocky Mountains

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Title Narrative of the adventures of Zenas Leonard : a native of Clearfield County, Pa., who spent five years in trapping for furs, trading with the Indians, &c., &c., of the Rocky Mountains
Subject Fur trade -- West (U.S.); West (U.S.) -- Description and travel; Leonard, Zenas, 1809-1857; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Sources
Creator Leonard, Zenas, 1809-1857
Description Memoir of Zenas Leonard of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, who spent over five years in the American West serving as clerk for a Saint Louis-based fur company. During a trapping expedition in the Rocky Mountains, his party endured much hardship, the horses died in the harsh winter and the party was at times near starvation. They survived, in part, by trading with Native Americans. Among the more helpful tribal members he reported encountering was a negro who claimed to have been on Lewis & Clark's expedition, and who may have been the explorer-slave York. Leonard's journal was published in book form by D.W. Moore of Clearfield, Pennsylvania in 1839, after being serialized in the Clearfield Republican. It includes many details of the different tribes with which his parties interacted.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1839
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier F592-_L36-1839.pdf
Language eng
Spatial Coverage West, United States; Rocky Mountains, United States
Rights Management http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Scanning Technician Ellen Moffatt
Metadata Cataloger Ellen Moffatt; Ken Rockwell
Digitization Specifications Original scanned with Hasselblad H2D 39 megapixel digital camera and saved as 600 ppi tiffs. Display images created in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 and generated in Adobe Acrobat ProX as multiple page pdf.
Call Number F592 .L36 1839; Record ID 99193940102001
ARK ark:/87278/s66d7vmk
Setname uum_rbc
Date Created 2016-01-15
Date Modified 2016-01-15
ID 309673
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66d7vmk
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