NOTES TAKEN IN SIXTY YEARS
Edition: First Edition
St. Louis, Missouri: R.P. Studley & Co., Printers, 1883. First issue. Octavo, original brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt, brown endpapers. pp (vi), 336, (2) + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Lightly darkened spine a bit worn at tips; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; 1884 pencil name on front free endpaper; half inch tear to bottom margin of pp (v-vi); text paper a little tanned as always; else a VG clean and tight copy. Howes E112. Smith writes about his experiences as an Indian scout at Council Bluffs in 1834. He was with Doniphan's expedition to Mexico in 1846. Much on political currents of the day.