We pointed them north : recollections of a cowpuncher

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E. C. Abbott was a cowboy in the great days of the 1870's and 1880's. He came up the trail to Montana from Texas with the long-horned herds which were to stock the northern ranges; he punched cows in Montana when there wasn't a fence in the territory; and he married a daughter of Granville Stuart, the famous early-day stockman and Montana pioneer. For more than fifty years he was known to cowmen from Texas to Alberta as "Teddy Blue." This is his story, as told to Helena Huntington Smith, who says that the book is "all ...

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Cecily G

Mar 6, 2014

Great Book

I bought this book for my husband not knowing he already had it. He was delighted to have another copy so he could loan it to friends!


Mar 9, 2013

Super Read

An "Excellent Book" for those wishing to learn of life in the saddle, circa 1870. The true pioneers of the American West come alive to tell their tales of "true life" in the American West.

Susan Q

Feb 2, 2012

Interesting book.

This was for my husband who is a rancher. He said he enjoyed it very much.

Richard B

Sep 9, 2010

Like it was

Good book for those interested in how the west was and the recollections of those that were involved in the cattle drives of the late 1800s.

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