• Creator
  • Stevens, Hazard, 1842-1918
  • Created Date
  • 1914
  • Description
  • Stevens wrote Curtis to respond to his request for the names of Indians or anyone else connected to early explorations of Mount Rainier. Although he cannot name any Indians, apart from his own guide, Stevens lists a number of other individuals including: "Dr. Wm. Frazer Tolmie, the Hudson Bay Co.'s factor and chief at Nisqually who used to make botanizing trips to the Mountain, of General August V. Kautz, who in 1857 made the first attempt to ... more
    Stevens wrote Curtis to respond to his request for the names of Indians or anyone else connected to early explorations of Mount Rainier. Although he cannot name any Indians, apart from his own guide, Stevens lists a number of other individuals including: "Dr. Wm. Frazer Tolmie, the Hudson Bay Co.'s factor and chief at Nisqually who used to make botanizing trips to the Mountain, of General August V. Kautz, who in 1857 made the first attempt to ascent it, of Theodore Winthrop who in his "canoe and saddle" discovered and published the Indian name of the mountain-Tacoma- of James Longmire, who with three other settlers about 1866 made a prospecting trip around the mountain.". less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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