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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fremont, John Charles 1813-1890 (search)
eight of these mountains, considered by the hunters and traders the highest in the whole range, had been a theme of constant discussion among them; and all had looked forward with pleasure to the moment when the instrument, which they believed to be as true as the sun, should stand upon the summits and decide their disputes. Their grief was only inferior to my own. This lake is about 3 miles long and of very irregular width and apparently great depth, and is the head-water of the third New Fork, a tributary to Green River, the Colorado of the West. On the map and in the narrative I have called it Mountain Lake. I encamped on the north side, about 350 yards from the outlet. This was the most western point at which I obtained astronomical observations, by which this place, called Bernier's encampment, is made in 110° 08′ 03″ W. long. from Greenwich, and lat. 43° 49′ 49″. The mountain peaks, as laid down, were fixed by bearings front this and other astronomical points. We ha
up to his headquarters; the next morning he had him placed on the porch, and compelled all these prisoners to come up and confront him seperately, telling him that if he could recognize any one as among the miscreants who had wounded him, there would be another shooting match on the other side of the house. But the wounded man shock his head and said there were none of his persecutors among the lot. I sent him to the hospital and hear since that there is some chance of his recovery. New fork items. The following items we glean from New York papers of the 1st inst.: There is quite a fleet of French men-of-war in port, among them Le Guerrierre, Com- mander Le Peyrouse; Le Caticet, gunboat; Le Renaudin. gunboat; Le Berthelist, and Le Seine. This last vessel is about to leave for France in a few days, and the others for the Gulf of Mexico. The presence of more than one vessel of a foreign power in the barbor at a time is a violation of a law of the State, one of those