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Kit Carson Gun
Kit Carson Gun
TitleKit Carson Gun
AbstractArticle describes the various firearms carried by Kit Carson during his career as a fur trader and guide. The author mentions his S. Hawken rifle, his Golcher and Butler of Philadelphia rifle, and his flintlock trade rifle. Carson's shotgun is focused upon and the author describes the history of the gun and its various uses. The author lists its maker as F. Hellinghaus.
AuthorThe Engages
DateWinter 1965
SourceMuseum of the Fur Trade Quarterly
LocationPeriodicals
Volume1
Number4
Page2-4
See Also"Kit Carson Gun-Sequel," Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly, 3:1 Spring 1967, p.3.
SubjectFirearms
Local SubjectCarson, Kit
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
CONTENTdm number40583
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