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Jedediah Strong Smith

D. W. Garber

Jedediah Strong Smith

fur trader from Ohio.

by D. W. Garber

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Published by University of the Pacific in Stockton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Jedediah Strong, -- 1799-1831.,
  • Fur trade -- West (U.S.).

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesaPacific Center for Western Historical Studies, Monograph -- no. 2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14334995M

    Jedediah Strong Smith was one of the first and, arguably, the most important of the American trappers and explorers who penetrated the interior Oregon Country in the s. Prior to his arrival in , almost no American trappers had scoured Oregon, and none produced maps to rival the significance of Smith’s master map, which he drafted. The Pathfinder: Jedediah Strong Smith: Download Leveled Book: The Pathfinder: Jedediah Strong Smith: Have a suggestion or would like to leave feedback? Leave .

    Jedediah Strong Smith. This article relates to Into the Savage Country. Author Shannon Burke bases many of his characters and events in Into the Savage Country on the lives and adventures of real-life American frontiersmen and trappers, the most famous of whom is Jedediah Strong Smith. Smith was born on January 6, in Jericho, New York (now known as Bainbridge). Jedediah Strong Smith: Fur Trader from Ohio Issue 2 of Monograph, Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies Issue 2 of Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies. Monograph, no. 2: Author: D. W. Garber: Publisher: University of the Pacific, Length: 58 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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The Southwest expedition of Jedediah S. Smith: His personal account of the journey to California, (Western frontiersman series) by Jedediah Strong Smith | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 6. A very historic book because of the journals and Sullivan's thorough editing.

The precursor to these journals would be the book "The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S. Smith: His Personal Account of the Journey to California, ", edited by George R. Brooks.5/5(2). Jedediah Smith book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Jedediah Strong Smith, like his fellow mountain men, explored many unfamili 4/5(2).

Jedediah Smith and His Monuments: Bicentennial Edition, by Raymund F. Wood, Raymund F. Monuments to Jedediah Smith Wood, et al. | Jan 1, Paperback. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Literature & Fiction, Growing Up & Facts of Life, Education & Reference, Animals, Activities, Crafts & Games & more at everyday low prices.

No mountain man knew these lands and the native peoples who lived there better than Jedediah Strong Smith who was born in He left home in and after he trapped beaver in the rivers of the Rockies and in the following years took part in several important expeditions to Cited by: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Jedediah Smith was true Christian man, by both name and by action and was no hypocrite. He was a missionary as many people today believe he was, perhaps not in the way we like to think, but in my opinion he was a true Christian missionary in the he lived, Cited by: 1.

Jedediah Strong Smith (), son of Jedediah Smith, Sr. and Sally Strong, was born at Jericho (now Bainbridge, near Binghamton) in the Susquehanna Valley of southern New York -- the sixth of fourteen children.

That is the itinerary described in The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S. Smith, which contains the mountain man's long-lost journals. After coming to light inthey were edited by George R. Brooks and published in a limited edition a decade later. This Bison Book reprint brings a scarce historical record to a wider audience/5(6).

Morgan writes a very informative book on the fur trade in the early s. Although the title suggests this book is primarily about Jedediah Smith, it is much broader and deeper than just Smith. Early on in the book, Morgan informs us that there are periods of Jedediah Smiths fur trading life where there is scant information on Smith/5.

Jedediah Smith, in full Jedediah Strong Smith, (born January 6,Bainbridge, New York, U.S.—diednear the Cimarron River), trader and explorer who was the first American to enter California from the east and return from it using an overland route. Smith probably made his first trip west while still in his teens.

In he joined a fur-trading expedition to the Rocky. Jedediah Strong Smith, like his fellow mountain men, explored many unfamiliar areas in search of beavers.

His decision to cross the Rocky Mountains in led Smith to rediscover South Pass. InSmith led men across the Mojave Desert into California. Jedediah Strong Smith the unconventional American hero / Patrick Church --Jedediah Smith and his attitude toward Indians / Don M. Chase --A bibliography of sources relating to Jedediah Strong Smith / Don M.

and Doris H. Chase. Responsibility: Patrick Church and Don Chase. The travels of Jedediah Smith Book Summary: The Travels of Jedediah Smith begins with Smith's own sketch of his entry into the fur trade inwhen he left St.

Louis with an expedition headed by William H. Ashley and Andrew Henry. The book continues with the Smith's daily record from Jto July 3,dealing with his remarkable journey on foot over the Utah desert, his.

Jedediah Strong Smith is the author of The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah Smith ( avg rating, 14 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Southwest 4/5. Jedediah Strong Smith is a true American hero, though few people have ever heard of him. After Lewis and Clark, he probably explored and mapped more territory in the West than any other man.

In the field of exploration he accomplished a series of "firsts" that is truly astounding.5/5(5). Jedediah Smith () "I wanted to be the first to view a country on which the eye of a white man had never gazed and to follow the course of rivers that run through a new land." Jedediah Smith was a young, religious, mountain man traveling more miles of unexplored territory than any.

Jedediah Strong Smith, one of America’s greatest trapper-explorers, is born in Bainbridge, New York. Smith explored a stunningly large area of the Far West during his short life. The Travels of Jedediah Smith book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1). The text of Jedediah Smith's famous "Southwest Expedition" of was lost to history for over years.

Then ina distant relative of Smith's former boss was cleaning out his attic and discovered a manuscript that began with "August 7th at our rendezvous at a 4/5.Jedediah Strong Smith was born in the Susquehanna Valley of New York in Jedediah was ten years old, when the Smith family moved westward to Erie County, Pennsylvania.

The local doctor took a liking to Jedediah.Jedediah Strong Smith (January 6, – ), was a hunter, trapper, fur trader, trailblazer, author, cartographer, and explorer of the Rocky Mountains, the North American West and the Southwest during the early 19th century.