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Memoirs Of An Old Timer ADELIA PARKE

Memoirs Of An Old Timer


Publication: Signal-American Printers, 1955, Weiser

9" x 6" in blue printed wrappers. [3] - 65 pp., illustrations, contents, foreword, double-column text. Memories of John Routson, father of the author. Routson was born in Lewistown, Illinois in 1873. The memories include his Illinois farm, schooling, a trek to Idaho, the Dakota frontier, ranching feuds, mining, a mine explosion, Caswell Ranch and the Caswell brothers, freighting, cougar hunting, fishing in Roosevelt Lake, experiences with bears, logging with oxen, freight trains, etc. Six Guns says, "Has much on badmen and lawlessness, including John D. Lee, the Mormon fiend." Black and white photographs to include a picture of Routson's early home, gold panning, freighting by mule, winter in at Elk Summit, etc. Wrappers tanned on spine and edges along with light bending to top and bottom corners. Very good. A nice collection of 80 years worth of memories in the old west.

Inventory Number: 37409