Journal of a Mountain Man by James Clyman (Edited by Linda M. Hasselstrom)
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1984 Mountain Press Publishing Company soft cover book with 295 pages. This is a reissue of James Clyman's journals, and much of his correspondence and verse with a new introduction, notes, bibliography, map and index. "These journals set down, in his own words, James Clyman's experiences on the plains and in the mountains during the heyday of the American fur trade, and during the peak of emigration to Oregon and California. . .And the events Clyman recorded were momentous: He was a member of Jedediah Smith's first brigade. . .he encountered the Donner party. . .Separated from his companions by Indians, Clyman walked alone. . .across 600 miles of the Great Plains to Fort Atkinson." Pioneers of the Western United States; American Frontiersmen; American Fur Traders; Biography