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" We were met at the gate, but by no means cordially welcomed. Indeed, we seemed objects of some distrust and suspicion, until Henry Chatillon explained that we were not traders, and we, in confirmation, handed to the bourgeois a letter of introduction... "
The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life - Page 120
by Francis Parkman - 1900 - 479 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Washington Irving, Timothy Flint - Periodicals - 1847
...trappers, traders and engages of the establishment were busy at their labors or their amusements. \Ve were met at the gate, but by no means cordially welcomed....being adequate to the task, he applied for relief to the clerk ; a sleek, smiling Frenchman, named Montalon. The letter read, Bordeaux (the bourgeois,)...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life; Or, The California and Oregon Trail ...

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1852 - 448 pages
...buildings which inclosed it. Numerous squaws, gayly bedizened, sat grouped in front of the apartments they occupied ; their mongrel offspring, restless...being adequate to the task, he applied for relief to the clerk, a sleek, smiling Frenchman, named Montalon. The letter read, Bordeaux (the bourgeois)...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life; Or, The California and Oregon Trail ...

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1852 - 448 pages
...buildings which inclosed it. Numerous squaws, gayly bedizened, sat grouped in front of the apartments they occupied ; their mongrel offspring, restless...turned it upside down, and tried hard to read it ; but liis literary attainments not being adequate to the task, he applied for relief to the clerk, a sleek,...
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The History of Wyoming from the Earliest Known Discoveries, Volume 1

Charles Griffin Coutant - Wyoming - 1899 - 712 pages
...the gateway of Fort Laramie, under the impending blockhouse erected above it to defend the entrance. "We were met at the gate, but by no means cordially welcomed. Indeed, we seemed objects of distrust and suspicion until Henry Chatillon explained that we were not traders, and we in confirmation...
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Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1910 - 363 pages
...squaws, gayly bedizened, sat grouped in front of the apartments they occupied ; their mongrel offspring r restless and vociferous, rambled in every direction...being adequate to the task, he applied for relief to the clerk, a sleek, smiling Frenchman, named Montalon. The letter read, Bordeaux (the bourgeois)...
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The Oregon Trail of Francis Parkman

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1910 - 361 pages
...trappers, traders, and engages 2 of the establishment were busy at their labor or their amusement. We were met at the gate, but by no means cordially...Henry Chatillon explained that we were not traders, 3 and we, in confirmation, handed to the bourgeois a letter of introduction from his principals. He...
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Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1918 - 397 pages
...were busy at their labor or their amusements. We were met at the gate, but by no means cordially 15 welcomed. Indeed we seemed objects of some distrust...it, turned it upside down, and tried hard to read it ; 20 but his literary attainments not being adequate to the task, he applied for relief to the clerk,...
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The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky ...

Francis Parkman - Travel - 2007 - 328 pages
...Inclosed it Numerous squaws, gayly bedizened, sat grouped in front of the apartments they occupied j their mongrel offspring, restless and vociferous,...being adequate to the task, he applied for relief to the clerk, a sleek, smiling frenchman, named Montalon. The letter read, Bordeaux (the bourgeois)...
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