Plates from the book “Early western travels, 1748-1846,” which featured annotated reprints from earlier volumes mostly of the sort meant to encourage Americans to head west. Published in 1904, it was edited by Thwaites, Reuben Gold Thwaites and published in Cleveland, Ohio.

Frontispiece from "A Narrative of a year's residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,"
Frontispiece. Taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n132
"Soda Springs."
“Soda Springs.” Page 251. Taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n251
"Chimney."
“Chimney.” Page 223. Taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n223
"Worship in the Desert,"
“Worship in the Desert,” page 146. taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Page 146. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain.https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n145

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