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Butterfield 7 Years With The Wild Indians MOORE, SR., BEN

Butterfield 7 Years With The Wild Indians


Other works by MOORE, SR., BEN

Publication: Ben Moore, Sr, 1945, O'Donnell, Texas

First edition. 12mo. Pictorial cloth, titles stamped in red on front cover, 130 [1] pp., frontispiece, foreword, illustrated from photographs. Laid-in is an envelope with Dudley Dobie's stamped address, with Moore's information written in pencil. Inside the envelope is a photograph of Moore stamped Apr 1, 1949, Robert's Studio, Texas. Also laid-in is a course card and on the back is a hand written note signed by J. Frank Dobie that says: "A remarkable example of formlessness with a bully story about the singing of 'Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie' as a hymn to bring sinners to the mourners' bench." Tate's Indians of Texas # 3450 says "An unconventional history of A. E. Butterfield's missionary work among the Comanches and Kiowas." Chapters include "Worked Cattle," "Horses Killed in Tula Canyon," "Camping Out," Quanah," "Adobe Walls," "General Miles," "The Butterfield Trail," "Old Ku Klux Klan," "Kicking Bird Tells of conversion," "Chief Ishati's Burial," The Peace Pipe Ceremony," "Miss Lou Hall Describes Ghost Dance," etc. Cloth lightly bowed else a fine copy.

Inventory Number: 52553