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A TOUR BEYOND THE MOUNTAINS.

EMBRACING

OUTLINES OF WESTERN LIFE AND SCENERY; SKETCHES OF

THE PRAIRIES, RIVERS, ANCIENT MOUNDS, EARLY
SETTLEMENTS OF THE FRENCH, ETC., ETC.

by
Edmund Elogy 1815-1840

"If thou be a severe, sour-complexioned man, then I here disallow thee to
be a competent judge."-IZAAK WALTON.


"I pity the man who can travel from Dan to Beersheba, and ery, "Tis all
barren.'"-STERNE.

IN

"Chacun à son stile; le mien, comme vous voyez, n'est pas laconique."—
ME. DE SEVIGNE.

TWO VOLUMES..

VOL. II.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS,

NO. 82 CLIFF STREET.

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1838.

THE NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY

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ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS 1900

[Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1838, by HARPER & BROTHERS,

in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New-York.]

FABLIC LIBRAR

1300

RIAN COLLECTIO

CONTENTS.

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XXIV.

St. Charles.-Its Origin.-Peculiarities.-Early Name.-Spanish
Rule.-Heterogeneous Population.-Germans. The Wizard
Spell.-American Enterprise.-Site of the Village.-Prospects.
-The Baltimore Settlement.-Catholic Religion and Institu-
tions."St. Charles College."-The Race of Hunters.-A
Specimen.-The Buffalo.-Indian Atrocities.-The "Rangers."
-Daniel Boone.-"Too Crowded!"-The "Regulators."-
Boone's Lick.-His Decease.-His Memory.-The Missouri
Indians. The Stoccade Fort.-Adventure of a Naturalist.-
Route from St. Charles.-A Prairie without a Path.-Enormous
Vegetation.-The Cliffs.-The Column of Smoke.-Perplexity.
1 —A delightful Scene.-A rare Flower.-The Prairie Flora in
Spring.In Summer.-In Autumn.

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-The Traveller loiters

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