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" I put into my operations great activity; I go a great distance, while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow. "
Journal of a Fur-trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri: 1812-1813 - Page 15
by John C. Luttig - 1920 - 192 pages
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The American Fur Trade of the Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading ...

Hiram Martin Chittenden - Frontier and pioneer life - 1901 - 1029 pages
...SURROUNDED BY ENEMIES. of others, he generally succeeded. He once said, in explaining his successes : " I put into my operations great activity. I go a great...considering whether they will start today or tomorrow." Privation, hardship, incessant toil, were his constant portion. He could put his hand to the oar, if...
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The American Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume 1

History - 1986 - 994 pages
...hampered by the councils of others, he generally succeeded. He once said, in explaining his successes: "I put into my operations great activity. I go a great...considering whether they will start today or tomorrow." Privation, hardship, incessant toil, were his constant portion. He could put his hand to the oar, if...
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Astoria and Empire

James P. Ronda - History - 1993 - 400 pages
...Louis, Hunt would have cursed the weather and fought the river. Manuel Lisa once told William Clark, "[I] put into my operations great activity; I go a...some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow."3 s It was just that sort of resolve that brought the Missouri Fur Company's directors together...
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North American Exploration

John Logan Allen - History - 1997 - 656 pages
...revealing letter to William Clark, Lisa summed up his own drive to succeed: "I put into my operation great activity; I go a great distance while some are considering whether they will start today or tomorrow."98 During the winter of 1808-9 Lisa and others formed the Saint Louis Missouri Fur Company,...
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