1869

<< Previous  Next>> The Brooklyn Eagle Jan 5 1869 Robe “Very well,” said he. “Mike,” calling a hall – boy, ” run round to Snagg’s Stables, and toll him I’ll want my sleigh here at three o’clock; and say, toll him I want my best buffalo.” No sooner had he pronounced those words than the bison of the prairies sprung up before me, as I had read of him in a hundred books, with his huge tangled mane, his small bloodshot eye, his gigantic hoof, his terrible branching horns. I immediately determined to invent a pretext for not going; but … Read more

1861-1866

<< Previous  Next>> The Times Picayune-New Orleans-Aug 20 1861 (Buffalo Tongues Ad) Groceries, Provisions and Liquors. Byr. R. Sykes Auctioneer, – will be sold at auction on Tuesday, the 20th inst., at 10 o’clock, at his auction store, 50 magazine St.    Gettysburg Compiler-Feb 10 1862 (Buffalo Shoes) Attention!  Recruits Wanted! 5,000 able bodied men and boys wanted to report themselves immediately at the rendezvous Chambersburg St., Gettysburg,  and receive, at a mere nominal price,  full uniforms and the necessary equipment for a winter campaign. I have taken special care to provide for the comfort of my men by visiting … Read more

1831-1840

<< Previous  Next>> OREGON EXPEDITION North Star Danville, Vermont 04 Feb 1833 1831-1840 To the Editor of the Daily Advocate. Sir. You are perhaps aware, that a company of men left this neighbor-hood in the early part of last spring, with the intention of proceeding by land to the Columbia river. I chanced lately to meet with a young man, who had made one of the party, and who, after having accomplished the greater part of the journey, was deterred by the snowy cliff-of the Rocky Mountains, and in company with several others, retraced the wild and weary way to … Read more