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Uncle Dick Wootton

Howard Louis Conard

Uncle Dick Wootton

the pioneer frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain region; an account of the adventures and thrilling experiences of the most noted American hunter, trapper, guide, scout, and Indian fighter now living

by Howard Louis Conard

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Published by W.E. Dibble in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wootton, Dick, -- 1816-1893.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Howard Louis Conard, with an introduction by Maj. Joseph Kirkland.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 120, no. 1328.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF593 .W92 1890
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, [9]-473 p.
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15430231M
    LC Control Number87813006

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Uncle Dick Wootton book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This classic biography of Richens Lacy (or Lacey) Wootton ( - /5. Uncle Dick Wootton's tale spans a broad chunk of the 19th century American frontier. Originally a mountain man, Uncle Dick ran the gamut of wild west professions: he was a scout, hunter, trapper, trader, freighter, and rancher.

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pages. If anything, we tend to grade lower than we Rating: % positive. American frontiersman, mountain man, trapper, and guide, Richens Lacy “Uncle Dick” Wootton was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia on May 6, At the age of 7, the family moved to Kentucky, where Richens stayed until he was He then moved to Mississippi where he worked on his uncle’s cotton plantation for two years before making his way to Independence, Missouri in RICHARD “UNCLE DICK” WOOTTON InRichens Lacy Wootton left his home in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Itching for adventure he headed west. Wootton found work as a hunter at Bent’s Fort on the Arkansas River. He also drove a supply train to trade with the Sioux Indians. The wagons were loaded with blankets, beads, trinkets, hunting.

Richens Lacy (or Lacey) Wootton ( - ), often referred to as "Uncle Dick" Wootton, was an American frontiersman born in Virginia, but lived most of his life in Colorado. In his early life Wootton was a mountain man and trapper, then a hunter at Bent's he built a toll road through Raton hired a tribe of Utes under Chief Conniache to build it.

“I had long had in mind the building of a state road through Raton Pass,” he said in the book “Uncle Dick” Wootton, by H.L. Conard, “and thought it was a good time to put through my project a natural highway and destined to be a thoroughfare for the settlements which would spring up.” He was allowed to put up a tollgate, which not only paid for the project but also allowed for plenty of profits.

Recommended reading: "Uncle Dick" Wootton by Howard L. Conard, first published in Time/Life Books republished it in their "Classics of the Old West" series in Time/Life Books republished it in their "Classics of the Old West" series in That began a life-long adventure— with “Uncle Dick” Wootton building a reputation as one of the best mountain men, buffalo hunters, trappers and guides in the frontier West.

He traded with many of the tribes in the region and traveled over almost the entire western half of the country as a trapper, and later as a military guide. When “Uncle Dick” Wootton died in Augusthe’d lived a full and adventurous life. For more detailed information about this unique mountain man from an author with access to family material, see No Time to Quit: Pioneer America Seen through the Life of Rocky Mountain Man Uncle Dick Wootton.

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Conrad, Howard Louis. Wootton broke open two barrels of “Taos Lightning” whiskey. He offered it free to any takers. By the end of the evening, he was so popular with the locals he had earned the nickname “Uncle Dick.” 1 “Early Days in Jefferson.” Rocky Mountain News Weekly,  February 1, : Uncle Dick Wooton: The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region () by Conard, Howard Louis and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(10).

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About this product. Richens Lacy (Uncle Dick) Wootton was a "famous" trapper and built the toll road over Raton Pass in the middle 's. He was known as Richard (Uncle Dick) Wootton.

He married Maria Dolores LeFevre on the 6th of March of in Taos, New : New Mexican."Uncle Dick" Wootton Wikimedia Commons R aton Pass was the only known route through the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains, but the pass was so narrow and rugged that travelers often took their chances on the arid plains of Kansas and Oklahoma, where the total lack of cover made them easy targets for Comanches and outlaws.