in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Native American History; World History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1372 words.
Carson, Kit (24 December 1809–23 May 1868), mountain man, army officer, and Indian agent, was born Christopher Houston Carson in Madison County, Kentucky, the son of Lindsey Carson, a...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; World History; Travel and Holiday. 482 words.
Paulet, Harry (d. 1804), supposed seaman and benefactor, details of whose birth and parentage are unknown, is said to have been the master of a small vessel trading to North America before...