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A frontier doctor / by Henry F. Hoyt ; edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr

Catalog Data

Author:
Hoyt, Henry Franklin 1854-  Search this
Nunis, Doyce Blackman  Search this
Subject:
Hoyt, Henry Franklin 1854-  Search this
Physical description:
liii, 518 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Biography
Personal narratives
Place:
West (U.S.)
New Mexico
Texas
Texas Panhandle
Philippines
Date:
1979
Philippine American War, 1899-1902
Contents:
Historical introduction -- A pioneer boyhood -- Marking the boundary -- I begin to study medicine -- Off for the Black Hills -- I hang out my shingle in Deadwood -- I go after gold -- Over the trail to Santa Fé -- Searching for John Chisum -- Into the Panhandle -- The doctor turns cowboy -- At the Palo Duro Ranch with Colonel Goodnight -- Back in Tascosa -- Billy the Kid gives me a horse and a bill of sale -- Life - and death - in the Panhandle -- I become a bartender and eat with Jesse James -- The correspondence between Governor Wallace and Billy the Kid -- The assistant postmaster joins the vigilantes -- Days of violence -- Humors of practice in Bernalillo -- Men of different kinds come to my store -- I testify in court and call on the governor -- Jesse Martin's gold mine -- Silk hats and a last meeting with BIlly the Kid -- I go back to my studies and box with John L. Sullivan -- Getting on in my profession -- Chief surgeon of volunteers in the war with Spain -- To the Philippines and service under fire -- I get a wound in action -- 'With General Funston's compliments' -- Home and back again -- Raids, hunts, and house-parties -- A typical hike after guns -- An attempted tobacco cure -- The battle of the eggs -- Back to the states and private life -- Biographical notes -- Place notes -- Editor's comment on Billy the Kid and Jesse James
Topic:
Physicians  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F786 .H869 1979
F786.H869 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_128833