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The Last Days of Kit Carson by  H.R Tilton - First Edition - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 025939)

The Last Days of Kit Carson

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The Last Days of Kit Carson

by Tilton, H.R

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Grand Forks ND; (1939): Holt Printing. First Edition. Octavo. 11 pages. Introduction by Usher L. Burdick. While the biography of Kit Carson by John S.C. Abbott is well known, here is a letter by Limited to 250 copies. H.R. Tilton, the physician who attended him during his illnesses compounded by his aneurism of the heart. Here there are insights into his graciousness and his honesty regarding the politicians and warriors he had known. Also at the end, the Secretary of War has added a record of the remarkable military career of Dr. Hilton who served the Army from the beginning of the Civil War to the year 1900. General Miles said he was gallant serving wounded men even as the Nez Perce attacked, a little later he was with those wounded up until the surrender of Chief Joseph. A nice review of a physician who was behind the scenes yet present at major parts of American history. Bound in orange cloth, spine lettering black, original paper wraps preserved and bound in. A fine copy.


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The Last Days of Kit Carson
Tilton, H.R
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First Edition
Holt Printing
Place of Publication
Grand Forks ND; (1939)
General Nelson Miles; Physician in the US Army; Attacks By the Nez Perce and Sioux; Christopher Carson
Bookseller catalogs
Military History; Medical; Western Americana; Indian History and Art;

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Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.


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