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The Resource John Hittson : cattle king on the Texas and Colorado frontier, Vernon R. Maddux

John Hittson : cattle king on the Texas and Colorado frontier, Vernon R. Maddux

Label
John Hittson : cattle king on the Texas and Colorado frontier
Title
John Hittson
Title remainder
cattle king on the Texas and Colorado frontier
Statement of responsibility
Vernon R. Maddux
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This first book-length biography about remarkable frontiersman, John Nathan "Cattle Jack" Hittson, takes the reader on an adventurous journey, from the danger and toil of the Texas frontier to gala parties among the highest social circles in Denver. Vernon Maddaux has unearthed numerous new sources and frames the life and achievements of Hittson against the chaos and violence of the times. Blending fastpaced action with detailed research, this colorful portrait of Hittson will both inform and entertain a wide range of readers interested the early West
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F786.H55
LC item number
M33 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
John Hittson : cattle king on the Texas and Colorado frontier, Vernon R. Maddux
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-201) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Native Americans and immigrant settlers -- Palo Pinto County -- The O.L.M. -- Cynthia Ann Parker -- Civil War -- Early Texas trails -- Hittson's bluff -- Navajo beef -- Devils on horseback -- Graveyard of cattlemen's hopes -- Trail driving as a business -- The Comancheros -- Hittson strikes back -- Cattle Jack's fame -- Legacy
Control code
30624595
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 214 pages
Form of item
microfiche
Isbn
9780870813535
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
94012806
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1997. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Items laid in: 2 copied book review pages; 1 book catalog clipping; 1 printed article containing mounted post-it note, signed Diana (in 4 parts). With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
John Hittson : cattle king on the Texas and Colorado frontier, Vernon R. Maddux
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-201) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Native Americans and immigrant settlers -- Palo Pinto County -- The O.L.M. -- Cynthia Ann Parker -- Civil War -- Early Texas trails -- Hittson's bluff -- Navajo beef -- Devils on horseback -- Graveyard of cattlemen's hopes -- Trail driving as a business -- The Comancheros -- Hittson strikes back -- Cattle Jack's fame -- Legacy
Control code
30624595
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 214 pages
Form of item
microfiche
Isbn
9780870813535
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
94012806
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1997. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Items laid in: 2 copied book review pages; 1 book catalog clipping; 1 printed article containing mounted post-it note, signed Diana (in 4 parts). With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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