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Zenas Leonard

(1809—1857)


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(1809–57), trapper and trader, whose Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard (1839) is a valuable source on the life of the trapper and on Walker's expedition to California (1833), of which he was a member. He later entered the Indian and Santa Fe trade.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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