Andrew Washington Carson Letter to Christopher "Kit" Carson, May 8, 1861
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a transcript of a letter from Andrew Washington Carson, Conyersville, Tenn. to Christopher "Kit" Carson; contains information about Carson family genealogy.
- May 8, 1861
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
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The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Christopher Houston Carson (December 24, 1809 - May 23, 1868), better known as Kit Carson, was an American frontiersman. He was a mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S. Army officer. Carson became a frontier legend in his own lifetime via biographies and news articles. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels.
1 envelope (1 page)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift; Mrs. Judy Pue, Banderas, Tex.; no date.
Typed transcript. Original in possession of Mrs. Judy Pue, Banderas, Tex.
- Finding Aid for the Andrew Washington Carson Letter to Christopher "Kit" Carson, May 8, 1861
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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