The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - Caught Napping. A True Story of the Old Trail

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Online Full Text: Northern Illinois University
Series: New York Weekly v. 30 no. 15 — page 8
Subject / Tag: Sketch
Part of: New York Weekly v. XXX, no. 15, February 15, 1875 (Issue)
Author: Buntline, Ned, 1822 or 1823-1886 (pseudonym used by Judson, E. Z. C. (Edward Zane Carroll), 1822 or 1823-1890)
Date: February 15, 1875
First Sentence: I met old Jean Rachot in St. Louis one day in June, and we had a pleasant time, as one may well imagine who is informed that we were old wilderness friends, who had trapped together around the headwaters of the Yellowstone, stood on the great northern divide between Pacific-flowing waters and those that came to the Gulf, had been once corralled for ten days by the murderous Blackfeet, and got off with the loss of half our party, for which loss we had a credit of twenty scalps when we got back at last to the trading post of our company.

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