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Broken Hand ; the life story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, chief of the mountain men

Le Roy Reuben Hafen

Broken Hand ; the life story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, chief of the mountain men

by Le Roy Reuben Hafen

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Published by The Old West publishing company in Denver, Col .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fitzpatrick, Thomas, -- 1799-1854,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Le Roy R. Hafen ... and W. J. Ghent.
    ContributionsGhent, William J. 1866-1942.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF593 .F55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., v-xi p., 1 l., [15]-316 p.
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528365M
    LC Control Number31014198
    OCLC/WorldCa1984176

    Of course, Fitzpatrick had another—better known—mountain name, “Broken Hand,” given to him by the Indians after his hand was damaged by an exploding rifle. When he finally reached Pierre’s Hole, Fitzpatrick took a leadership role during a fight on J , that the . - THOMAS "BROKEN HAND" FITZPATRICK () was a trapper and a trailblazer who became the head of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company. Discovered South Pass Guided the first two emigrant wagon trains to Oregon, Among the most colorful of mountain men, Fitzpatrick was also party to many of the most important events in the opening of the West.

    [Book review of] Broken hand: the life of Thomas Fitzpatrick - mountain man, guide, and Indian agent, by Leroy R. Hafen by Fred R Gowans () Detective historian: (a wife's view of a husband) by Ann W Hafen (Book). Wild Tales and Lies: During the long winter nights, and evenings around the campfire, one of the favorite forms of entertainment amongst the Mountain Men was storytelling. The story teller was granted license to stretch the truth in any way so long as the story was interesting.

      Jacqueline Fear-Segal is a professor of American and Indigenous histories at the University of East Anglia, is the author of White Man’s Club: Schools, Race, and the Struggle of Indian Acculturation (Nebraska, ) and coeditor of Indigenous Bodies: Reviewing, Relocating, D. Rose is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology at Dickinson : UNP - Nebraska. "Broken Hand: The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of The Mountain Men" [] by LeRoy R. Hafen & W.J. Ghent alternate subtitle: "The Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick - Mountain Man, Guide, and Indian Agent" Univ Nebraska Press/Bison Books 8½x5½ pb [rev 2/81] for $ Univ Nebraska Press/Bison Books pb [rev 2/81] out of print/used.


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In his mid-teens he left home and went to sea. Nothing is known about his seafaring days. Broken Hand: The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Men LeRoy Reuben Hafen, William James Ghent Old West Publishing Company, - Frontier and pioneer life - pages.

This being the first revised edition. Thomas Fitzpatrick's three successive careers- as Mountain Man, Guide and Indian Agent- spanned thirty years of the dramatic early westward movement.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). Fitzpatrick, Thomas "Broken Hand" Born c. County Cavan, Ireland. Died February 7, Washington, D.C. Trapper, guide, government agent. Thomas Fitzpatrick was a prominent trapper and explorer who helped blaze the trails that allowed settlers to cross the difficult Rocky was also a seasoned guide who helped lead some of the most important mapping and military expeditions.

Pierre's Hole is a shallow valley in the western United States in eastern Idaho, just west of the Teton Range in an elevation over 6, feet (1, m) above sea level, it collects the headwaters of the Teton River, and was a strategic center of the fur trade of the northern Rocky nearby Jackson's Hole area in Wyoming is on the opposite side of the Tetons.

Thomas Fitzpatrick (), American trapper, guide, and government agent for Native Americans, was one of the most prominent mountain men during the midth century. Thomas Fitzpatrick, one of eight children, was born in County Cavan, Ireland. Little is known about his early life, but by the.

Headquarters map file, QRecords of the Office of the Chief of Engineers, Record Gr National Archives. Hayden, Ferdinand V. "Yellowstone National Park." Compiled and drawn by E. Hergesheimer,   Broken Hand ; the life story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, chief of the mountain men by Le Roy Reuben Hafen 1 edition - first published in Not in Library.

The mountain men and the fur trade of the far West Broken Hand, the life of Thomas Fitzpatrick, mountain man, guide and Indian agent. Tom Fitzpatrick died in He is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. Hafen, LeRoy R., and Ghent, W.

J., Broken Hand - The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Men, The Old West Publishing Co, Denver, Colorado, Broken Hand: Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick. Thomas Fitzpatrick was the head of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company who was involved in some of the most important events that occurred in the Old West.

He was the first person to discover the South Pass, help immigrants into Oregon, and also negotiated the Fort Laramie treaty of In his book, The Yellowstone National Park (Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Co Ohio: Long's College Book Co., ); and LeRoy R.

Hafen, Broken Hand: The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Men (Denver, Colo.: The Old West Publishing Co., ) These references are vague and must be taken on the authority of the authors.

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Kenneth L. Holmes. Portland Oregon: Binfords and Mort, (about Young, see also the article in Hafen's Mountain Men, below).HAFEN, LEROY R., AND GHENT, WILLIAM JAMES: Broken Hand; the Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Men. Denver; Old West Publishing Company, HASKINS, C.

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