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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
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Colorado's Colorful Characters

Gladys Bueler - History - 1981 - 114 pages
...November 15, he makes the first mention of the mountain that now bears his name, Pikes Peak. He writes, "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 ... in half an hour, they appeared in full...
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Pikes Peak Backcountry: The Historic Saga of the Peak's West Slope

Celinda Reynolds Kaelin - History - 1995 - 242 pages
...offered his first glimpse of the 14,110-foot mountain that would come to bear his name. Pike wrote that "At two o'clock in the afternoon I thought I could...our right which appeared like a small blue cloud." Actually, he had to travel another 150 miles over a period of twelve days before his party encountered...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Old West

Mike Flanagan - History - 1999 - 450 pages
...in the vicinity. By November 11, the party had moved into present Colorado. On the 15th, Pike beheld "a mountain to our right which appeared like a small blue cloud." On the 24th, Pike announced that he, Robinson, and two privates would go climb the "Grand Peak." In...
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Colorado A Guide to the Highest State

...sighted the peak that was to bear his name. "At two o'clock in the afternoon," he wrote in his journal, "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 ... in half an hour they appeared in full...
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