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" Robinson, who was in front with me; but in half an hour they appeared in full view before us. When our small party arrived on the hill they with one accord gave three cheers to the Mexican mountains. "
The World's Work - Page 7857
edited by - 1906
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The expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike: to headwaters of the ..., Volume 2

Zebulon Montgomery Pike - Mississippi River - 1895
...Pike 444 THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS SIGHTED. and many high points of rocks ; also, large herds of buffalo. At two o'clock in the afternoon I thought I could...half an hour they appeared in full view before us. When our small party arrived on the hill they with one accord gave three cheers to the Mexican mountains."...
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A History of Kansas

Noble Lovely Prentis - Kansas - 1899 - 379 pages
...Sighted. On the 15th of November, Pike saw something else. "At two o'clock in the afternoon," he writes, "I thought I could distinguish a mountain to our right,...which appeared like a small blue cloud; viewed it with a spy glass, and was still more confirmed in my conjecture, yet only communicated it to Dr. Pike's...
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The Louisiana Purchase, and the Exploration, Early History and Building of ...

Ripley Hitchcock - Louisiana Purchase - 1904 - 349 pages
...reached Pueblo, Pike made the discovery which has served in a sense as his monument. He writes : " I thought I could distinguish a mountain to our right...appeared like a small blue cloud ; viewed it with the spyglass and was still more confirmed in my conjecture ; ... in half an hour they [the moun^ tains]...
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The Great Plains: The Romance of Western American Exploration, Warfare, and ...

Randall Parrish - Great Plains - 1907 - 399 pages
...peak to which has been given his name and which has become his monument. Of this first view he wrote : "I thought I could distinguish a mountain to our right...appeared like a small blue cloud ; viewed it with the spyglass and was still more confirmed in my conjecture; . . . in half an hour they [the mountains]...
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A Guidebook to Colorado

Eugene Parsons - Colorado - 1911 - 390 pages
..."Marched early. Passed two deep creeks and many high points of the rocks; also large herds of buffalo. At two o'clock in the afternoon I thought I could...appeared like a small blue cloud; viewed it with the spy-glass, and was still more confirmed in my conjecture, yet only communicated it to Doctor Robinson,...
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A Guidebook to Colorado

Eugene Parsons - Colorado - 1911 - 390 pages
...distinguish a mountain to our right, which appeared like a small blue cloud; viewed it with the spy-glass, and was still more confirmed in my conjecture, yet only communicated it to Doctor Robinson, who was in front with me, but in half an hour they appeared in full view before us....
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The Rocky Mountain wonderland

Enos Abijah Mills - Colorado - 1915 - 362 pages
...Pike, who caught sight of it on the 1 5th day of November, 1806. Pike's journal of this date says: " At two o'clock in the afternoon I thought I could...appeared like a small blue cloud ; viewed it with a spyglass and was still more confirmed in my conjecture. . . . In half an hour it appeared in full...
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History of Colorado, Volume 1

Wilbur Fiske Stone - Colorado - 1918
...time he was near the mouth of the Purgatory River. In his Journal Pike describes the incident thus : "At two o'clock in the afternoon, I thought I could...appeared like a small blue cloud; viewed it with the spy-glass, and was still more confirmed in my conjecture, yet only communicated it to Doctor Robinson,...
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Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, Volume 6

Kansas - 1900
...; and, on the 15th of November, he saw something else. "At two o'clock in the afternoon," says he, "I thought I could distinguish a mountain to our right,...which appeared like a small blue cloud; viewed it with a spy-glass, and was still more confirmed in my conjecture, yet only communicated it to Doctor Robinson,...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 47

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's periodicals - 1920
...ascending the Arkansas, so approached the front range of the Rocky Mountains from the south. He wrote: "I thought I could distinguish a mountain to our right, which appeared like a small blue cloud ... in half an hour it appeared in full view before us." It THE CONQUERING OF PIKE'S PEAK was 130 miles...
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