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Characters and Incidents of the Plains
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TitleCharacters and Incidents of the Plains
AbstractBiographical sketch of Jim Bridger, "the pioneer hunter and trapper in much of the country of the Rocky Mountains," about his explorations across Kansas Territory in the early 1800s and his moniker, "the human barometer" for his unscientific ability to accurately judge heights of mountain passes, utilized by railroads.
AuthorWilliam E. Connelley
Date//1907-1908
SourceKansas Historical Society Collection
LocationPeriodical
Volume10
Page115-117
Local SubjectBridger, Jim
Explorers
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID107702
CONTENTdm number14961
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