Ewing Young, master trapper

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Published by Binfords & Mort, for the Peter Binford Foundation , Portland, Or
Young, Ewing, -- d.
Statementby Kenneth L. Holmes.
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LC ClassificationsF786.Y57 H6
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Paginationviii, 180 p.
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Open LibraryOL17758519M

Ewing Young - Master Trapper tells the life on a man who has become an icon here in the Pacific Northwest. In Ewing Young started on the Missouri to Santa Fe Trail. He did that for several years. He then lead a trapping expedition from Taos, New Mexico Territory to California and back in Cited by: 2.

Ewing Young - Master Trapper tells the life on a man who has become an icon here in the Pacific Northwest. In Ewing Young started on the Missouri to Santa Fe Trail. He did that for several years. He then lead a trapping expedition from Taos, New Mexico Territory to California and back in /5(7).

Trapper, trader, explorer, mountain man - Ewing Young from Tennessee became one of the most influential figures in the history of the American fur trade of the Far West.

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Weber draws on Spanish, Mexican, and American sources to describe the development of the Taos trade and the early penetration of the area by French and American trappers. Within this borderlands region, colorful characters such as Ewing Young, Kit Carson, Peg-leg Smith, and the Robidoux.

As a trapper and trader, he traveled the Santa Fe Trail, roamed southern California and the Sacramento Valley, and finally came to Oregon. For an account of his adventurous life and the lasting effect of his death, one should read Ewing Young: Master Trapper by Kenneth L.

Holmes, published by Binfords & Mort in Portland in Ewing Young (c. ) By Barton Barbour Ewing Young was a Santa Fe trader, a Rocky Mountain Man, a California livestock trader, and one of the first Americans to permanently live in Oregon. The need to settle his estate after his death in led directly to the creation of Oregon’s first provisional government, five years before the.

Ewing Young was a Santa Fe trader, a Rocky Mountain Man, a California livestock trader, and one of the first Americans to permanently live in need to settle his estate after his death in led directly to the creation of Oregon’s first provisional government, five years before the United States gained possession of the region.

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The dust jacket has edge wear and small tears; heavier at the jacket folds and spine Rating: % positive. Ewing Young ( – February 9, ) was an American fur trapper and trader from Tennessee who traveled in what was then the northern Mexico frontier territories of Santa Fe de Nuevo México and Alta California before settling in the Oregon traded along the Santa Fe Trail, followed parts of the Old Spanish Trail west, and established new trails.

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& I want to set the record straight. I wrote the book as a tribute to the trappers who I look up to. The trappers who I read as a young boy and the trappers who molded my life over so many years to be an outdoorsman, trapper and hunter. Ewing Young was a master trapper and a great entrepreneur.

He was a pioneer in the opening of the Santa Fe Trail, a central figure in the fur trade of the southwest, and opened the trails between New Mexico and California. In Oregon, he was the first American to ranch, farm, and build a mill in the Willamette valley.

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Young took 17 men, including Carson, and headed west to California. He had heard much talk about California from other trappers and he wanted a first-hand look.

In earlyafter a near disastrous journey across the trackless wastes of the Mohave Desert, the expedition reached the Mission San Gabriel.

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Ewing Young liked what he saw in California. About this Item: KATZ, Stanley N. Newcastle's New York Anglo-American Politics, Cambridge, pp. Fine in d/j. Seller Inventory # Arriving with the group of men making the cattle drive was "a person whose name seems to be decipherably from the company records as Moore." The above information concerning Ewing Young has been taken from the book - "Ewing Young Master Trapper", by Kenneth L.

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Categories: Eclectic. HQRL has o book titles to search. Call or e-mail for research help. Trapper camp. Basically there were only two types of trappers, the engage, or lowly company employee who worked for wages and the enterprising aristocrat of the trade, the free trapper.

One of the greatest of these in the Southwest is today, a little-known man named Ewing Young.

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