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10 thoughts on “Journal of a Trapper

  1. says:

    This is four star for me, but your mileage may vary Spelling and punctuation are not edited for flow, but Russell s orthographic currents are far easier to navigate than the Lewis Clark Journals Still, I like the journals of my explorers unvarnished This journal runs from 1834 to 1843 The Little Big Horn is still a river Russell is mainly trapping beaver What I love about this book is how closely it brings me into an unimaginable life It s all there Days of looking for places to tr This is four star for me, but your mileage may vary Spelling and punctuation are not edited for f...


  2. says:

    Osborne Russell s journal is a fascinating read The edition I read kept his original spelling and punctuation which made it difficult at times No paragraphs and no periods Often the reader enters the doldrums of the author s record keeping of navigation and geographic sightings as in I traveled ENE 9 miles to the Fork of Milk Creek and set 4 beaver traps but then there are surreal moments that are unbelievable if it was a work of fiction like being shot twice by arrows and dragging his body Osborne Russell s journal is a fascinating read The edition I read kept his original spelling and punctuation which made it difficult at times No paragraphs and no periods Often the reader enters the doldrums of the author s record keeping of navigation and geographic sightings as in I traveled ENE 9 miles to the Fork of Milk Creek and set 4 beaver traps but then there are surreal moments that are unbelievable if it was a work of fiction like being shot twice by arrows and dragging his body for 65 miles to the nearest fort and almost dying in the process, only to get patched up and hunt for beaver ...


  3. says:

    Interesting readI liked it for the most part, but there were huge sections of just dates, miles, and directions with no real narrative It would probably befulfilling with a map to follow The actual narrative accounts were fascinating, and when he took the time to add his thoughts and impressions of the country his words jumped from the page Unfortunately those instances are few I would not recommend this to the casual reader, but it may be worthwhile for those with a deep interest i...


  4. says:

    I now know all the streams, etc Etc.Etc.I thought I would be reading about the trials and escapades of a mountain man. but what I got was a travel log of all the rivers and streams in the west I know to go west or north or south or east to find this stream or rive...


  5. says:

    Super interesting read of life in the Rocky Mountains during the 1830s and early 1840s A party came from the United States Wild to think that they weren t part of the US then and to read about the annual supply wagons coming from the States and buying a bit of coffee or sugar or a cotton shirt Most of what they wore were animal hides, including their footwear The format is in the original journal entry style with little to no punctuation so that makes it difficult to track at parts, but oth Super interesting read of life in the Rocky Mountains during the 1830s and early 1840s A party came from the United States Wild to think that they weren t part of the US then and to read about the annual supply wagons coming from the States and buying a ...


  6. says:

    This was a boring in spots but there were highlights of a past and scenery and even animals and their behavior that we can only imagine now The insight into different Native American tribes was fascinating and his descriptions of animals and tribes and ...


  7. says:

    A real historic journeyVery good rendition of living in and off nature in the northwest One can visualize the journeysd, battles, and places from the vivid descriptions the author


  8. says:

    A good record of the life of a mountain manGave me a good picture of a mountain man s life Also gave me a better feeling of an Indians life.


  9. says:

    Pretty much like a ship s log Not much color commentary Interesting.


  10. says:

    Herein lies the journal of a trapper in the Yellowstone region in the 1830 s.The author was in his early 20 s when he decided to join an expedition He ended up as trapperlooking mainly for Beaver pelts as was the fashion of the times.What is included in his journal is sometimes matter of fact, basic information on where he went andwhat he did Most of it takes the form of 21 mar went 5 miles to laid some traps met some indians other trappers 22 mar etc Some indians were frie Herein lies the journal of a trapper in the Yellowstone region in the 1830 s.The author was in his early 20 s when he decided to join an expedition He ended up as trapperlooking mainly for Beaver pelts as was the fashion of the times.What is included in his journal is sometimes matter of fact, basic information on where he went andwhat he did Most of it takes the form of 21 mar went 5 miles to laid some traps met some indians other trappers 22 mar etc Some indians were friendly snake, flathead and others not so tolerant Blackfoot I felt the absent of information was also interesting He didn t set his opinions down too often, nor did he keep a tally of how many beaver pelts he obtained He did mention when he killed buffalo about 1 bull per day or 2 cows, if he could and deer I was surprised on how many bison were killed for just him or for him and a fellow trapper I find it odd that meat from one bull wo...


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