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By Jerald T. Milanich

Collected during this quantity for the 1st time are Cummings's snap shots of a land and its collection of characters not like something again East. Characters like Pedro Armijo, the recent Mexican sheep wealthy person who took Denver by way of typhoon, and extra prominently the Mormon prophet Brigham younger and considered one of his other halves, Ann Eliza younger, who was once submitting for divorce on the time of Cummings's arrival.

Although at the present time he's almost unknown, in the course of his lifetime Cummings was once essentially the most well-known newspapermen within the usa, partially due to tales like those. whole with a biographical caricature and old creation, A extraordinary Curiosity is an stress-free learn for anyone attracted to the yank West within the latter half the 19th century.

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