The Adventures of James Capen Adams: Mountaineer and Grizzly by Theodore H. Hittell

By Theodore H. Hittell

This is the tale of James Capen Adams, a mountain guy born in 1807 who introduced grizzlies to town of San Francisco, after which long island, for exhibition. yet Adams was once now not easily a showman; he had a deeper reference to the animals. whereas dwelling within the mountains with the grizzlies, he tamed and knowledgeable them. He used to be even in a position to use the good bears as prepared pack animals. After his go back to town, he lived among his animals and slept on a buffalo gown or bear-skin, again and again within the very express corridor during which he held his indicates. In The Adventures of James Capen Adams, Theodore H. Hittell presents us with the transcription of this attention-grabbing mountain man’s first-hand account of his wild existence and times.

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