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Author Compton, Todd, 1952-

Title A frontier life : Jacob Hamblin, explorer and Indian missionary / Todd M. Compton
Published Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 2013
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Contents Figures; Preface; Introduction; 1) "A Vast Unsettled Wilderness"; 2) "He Preached What I Had Long Been Seeking For"; 3) "My Wife Violently Attacted with Colery"; 4) "When I Herd the Schreems of the Chirldin"; 5) "We Ware Mormans Thare White Brothers"; 6) "The Chief Shed TeersWhen He Saw Our Women and Children"; 7) "I was Apointed to Take Charge of the Mision"; 8) "The Gentiles are Fiting Up Steamers to Explore the Colerado"; 9 "In & through the Roughefist Country It Has Ever Been My Lot to Travel"; 10 "Mr. Hamblin Has Discharged His Duty."
11) "Your Son ... Partially Arose and Said Here I am Shot"12) "I Want You to Give Dilligent Heed to This Letter"; 13) "The Last Vestige of the Fort ... Had Disappeared and in [Its] Place Roar Now the Wild Torrents of the River"; 14) "The Rocks Stand Up Biding Defiance to Wind and Weather in All Manner of Shapes"; 15) "The Hight of the Rock and Its Smooth Surfis on Each Side P[r]esented the Seenery Grand and Sublime"; 16) "A Raft was Built on Which Bro Hamblin and Dayton Crossed"; 17) "Why She Ever Married 'Old Jacob' Was a Mystery"; 18) "I Never Was So Ashamed of Anything in My Life."
19) "They Begged Him to be Their Big Chief, Saying That They Had No Captains Left"20) "Started for the Canab Mision"; 21) "We Will Now Ack Knowlage but One Father Suck the Milk of One Mother"; 22) "I Was Not Happy Unless I Was Miserable, For I Knew Nothing Except Hardships"; 23) "A Slow-moving, Very Quiet Individual, Who Said He Was Jacob Hamblin"; 24) "They Died Off So Fast That There Were Hardly Any Left in a Short Time"; 25) "Jacob Whiled Away the Evening 'Yarning'"; 26) "We Wass the First Ones That Ever Crosed the Cilored with Wagons."
27) "The Indians ... Were Murdered in Cold Blood by One McCarthy and His Employees"28) "The Navajoes Carried on Quite an Extensive Trade with Our People"; 29) "If He Had His Choice He Should Desire to Live in Arizona"; 30) "The Watering Places Are All Occupide Buy the White Man"; 31) "He Had Always Led a Frontier Life"; 32) "I Am Now Located with a Part of My Family in Round Valley"; 33) "We Found a Nice Farm on the Frisco River"; 34) "In a Small Cabin in the High Mountains of New Mexico"; 35) "I Could Not Bare the Thought of Killing One of Them"; Appendix A: Jacob Hamlin's Families
Appendix B: Jacob Hamlin's Trips to and across the Colorado Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- Missions.
Mormon Church.
Utah -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013009238
ISBN 1607812355 (electronic bk.)
9781607812357 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Jacob Hamblin, explorer and Indian missionary