By Thomas W. Dunlay
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Oh, Kit! 41 Jessie Benton Frémont, the explorer’s wife, was another writer of purple prose, and she too was impressed with more than the obvious “manly” virtues in Carson. ” She also remembered the kindness he showed when her ﬁrstborn son Kit’s godson died as an infant. “You were the ﬁrst to warn me that my oldest boy could not live,” she wrote to him years later. ”42 These admiring contemporaries and later biographers share one other characteristic with those who despise Carson as a racist and a 16 will the real kit carson please stand up?
Some of them only met him brieﬂy and were happy to have their preconceived ideas conﬁrmed. Others, however, like Brewerton and Beale, or like John Frémont, knew him for extended periods of time, and traveled with him under trying conditions. Perhaps some of them were not overly sensitive to the wrongs done to Indians. Yet the cumulative testimony in Carson’s favor is hard to ignore. 40 Edward Beale, remembering his own trip through the southwestern desert with Carson, was even more fulsome. When he was sick, Kit had cared for him “as tenderly as a woman,” giving Beale the last drop of water from his canteen.
But there was another litwill the real kit carson please stand up? 33 The most famous American author of the nineteenth century, translated into any number of foreign languages, was James Fenimore Cooper, and he created perhaps the most famous American literary character of all time, a buckskin-clad frontiersman who embodied all the natural, untutored virtues. Natty Bumppo, variously called Deerslayer, Pathﬁnder, Hawkeye, Leatherstocking, and Long Riﬂe, owed something to Daniel Boone, but Cooper admitted that he was essentially a product of the imagination.
Kit Carson and the Indians by Thomas W. Dunlay