Cattle trade of the West and Southwest

by Joseph Geiting McCoy

Publisher: Readex Microprint in [New York]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 427 Downloads: 190
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  • Cattle trade -- Southwest, Old

Edition Notes

Facsim. reprint. Originally published: Kansas City, Mo. : Ramsey, Millett & Hudson, 1874.

Statementby Joseph G. McCoy.
SeriesGreat Americana
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF196.U5 M33 1874a
The Physical Object
Pagination427 p. :
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14740110M

  McCoy splits his narrative between the events of his life, and the nature of the early cattle trade in the Wild West. The process of herding and droving cows, of slaughtering, and of preparing livestock for sale at the stock markets which became bustling venues, give the reader a superb insight into how life was for farmers and traders of the s: 4.   He wrote a book of his experiences developing the “Western” cattle markets in Kansas called Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest. In it, he extolls the virtues of the Chisholm Trail. “So named from a semi-civilized Indian who is said to have traveled it first. In his first season, 35, head of cattle passed through his depot. That number doubled the following year and doubled again by In , McCoy penned the classic Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, which scholars consider to be one of the most important books about the early cattle industry. McCoy, Joseph G. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, edited by Ralph P. Bieber. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Skaggs, Jimmy M. The Cattle-Trailing Industry. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press,

In , Joseph G. McCoy published his Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest. In , Charles A. Siringo () added the cowboy's perspective in A Texas Cow Boy or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony (Pelican Publishing). The ranch was located in Dickens, Kent, Crosby, and Garza counties of West Texas and encompassed approximately , acres The materials were donated by the Swenson Land and Cattle Company, owner of the Spur Ranch, and Clifford B. Jones, a former president of Texas Technological College and the son of Charles A. Jones, who was a manager for. A book with the proceedings of the Interstate Convention of Cattlemen held in Fort Worth in the cattle trade for support, will join us in our endeavor to place our business upon Reference the current page of this Book. Interstate Convention of Cattlemen. Proceedings of an Interstate convention of cattlemen, held at Fort Worth. Incorporated in , Wichita started out a decade earlier as a trading post. The arrival of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in brought the Texas cattle trade. Wyatt Earp pinned on a badge here before civilization, quarantines and Dodge City helped .

In the Southwest, a sustainable breed of cattle Researchers are studying the adaptability of criollo cattle to hot and dry conditions at the Jornada Experimental Range near Las Cruces, New Mexico.   Following the Coronado Expedition of , cattle ranching took hold in the Southwest in the s, providing the region with more than years of ranching history and traditions. In that time, rangelands were destroyed and recovered, giving deep roots to the region’s culture of stewardship. Title: Three ranches west: a true story of John S. Chisum, the cowman who opened the west for the cattle trade: Publication Type: Book: Authors: Adams, C. Published between and , the books Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, by Joseph G. McCoy; Report in Regard to the Range and Ranch Cattle Business of the United States, by Joseph Nimmo Jr.; Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory, by James.

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Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Joseph McCoy ( /5. This village became known as Abilene, Kansas - one of the first cow towns.

His plan was for cattle to be driven to Abilene from Texas and taken from there by rail to bigger cities in The Midwest and The East.

He was also the author of Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest (). flnances and the cattle trade -- the banking houses that do the cattle business of the west -- the first national of kansas city -- the mastin bank -- the great panic of -- suspension and resumption -- howard m.

holden -- the first national and savings banks, wichita -- noah eby & co., of coffeyville -- d. powers & co., ellsworth. xvii. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest by Joseph G. McCoy: That’s right, McCoy wrote a book about all of this himself.

Of what I have read, this book is rather interesting and it is invaluable learning about this topic from someone who was there. The Paperback of the Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade: of the West and Southwest by Joseph G.

McCoy at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Brand: Dodo Press. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest. McCoy, Joseph G; Bieber, Ralph P. Format Book Published Glendale, Calif., The Arthur H.

Clark company, Language English Series The Southwest Historical Seriesv. 8 Historic sketches of the cattle trade of the West and Southwest, a| Glendale. cattle trade of the west and southwest, by joseph g. mccoy. chapter xvii. stock ranching in the west -- wyoming, northeastern colorado, and northwestern kansas -- selecting a location and establishing a stock ranch -- j.

farmer -- john hittson -- a grand "roundup" -- colorado stock-growers' association -- j. baily -- the narrow gauge. Full text of "Historic sketches of the cattle trade of the West and Southwest" See other formats.

Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, Volume 8 Joseph Geiting McCoy Snippet view - The aim and purpose of the Author in publishing this work is to convey in simple, unpretentious language, practical and correct information upon the opening, development, and present status of the Live Stock Trade of the great New West; and to put into existence, he believes, the first and only work devoted exclusively to a plain exposition of the manner of growing and marketing common live.

Historic sketches of the cattle trade of the West and Southwest by Joseph G. McCoy; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cattle trade, History; Places: Old Southwest.

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McCoy,The Rare Book Shop edition, Microform in English. Yet McCoy also wrote a book, Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, published inwhich played a part in art, too.

“There are not many images of drovers and drives from the early days of the Chisholm Trail,” says B. Byron Price, director of the University of Oklahoma’s Charles M.

Russell Center for the Study. Historic sketches of the cattle trade of the West and Southwest / Saved in: Main Author: McCoy, Joseph G. (Author) Cattle trade > West (U.S.) > History. Book-label: Calvin Hood. Armorial bookplate: Jean S. Armour, A.

Watson Armour, III. Title: Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest. Author: Joseph G.

McCoy and edited by Ralph P. Bieber Publisher: The Arthur H. Clark Company - Description: First edition, hard covers with gilt titles to spine on dark red cloth, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, pages with some illustrations and portraits, one of un-numbered Rating: % positive.

The cattle industry in the United States in the nineteenth century due to the young nation’s abundant land, wide-open spaces, and rapid development of railroad lines to transport the beef from western ranches to population centers in the Midwest and the East Coast.

This village became known as Abilene, Kansas - one of the first cow towns. His plan was for cattle to be driven to Abilene from Texas and taken from there by rail to bigger cities in The Midwest and The East. He was also the author of Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest ().

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Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-. Historic sketches of the cattle trade of the West and Southwest by McCoy, Joseph G. (Joseph Geiting), ,; Worrall, Henry, Publication date Topics Cattle trade, History, Cattle trade, History GENERIC RAW BOOK ZIP download. download 1 file.

ITEM TILE download. download 1 file. Butcher's Shop Selling Beef – Image via Pixabay Cattle Feeding Spreads. Cattle traders often construct hedges to trade the relationship between (1) the price of live cattle and (2) the price of feeder cattle and grains.

One such spread is the cattle this spread the trader might buy (or sell) feeder cattle and corn futures and sell (or buy) an equivalent weight amount of live cattle.

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(Joseph Geiting), View. Some Southwest Missouri farmers feared the Texas cattle trade, but others welcomed it as a market for pasture, hay and grain. Both Neosho newspapers opposed any restriction on Texas cattle entering Newton County.

23 JuneSpringfield Leader. The Texas Cattle Trade. The book is a collection of poems which depict all aspects of a cattle drive including branding, cattle drive positions, and the dangers of the trail as well as the day-to-day life of.

History of the Cattle Industry in the Southwest After the Texan Revolution, "cowboys" gathered herds of wild cattle and drove them to the interior and to New Orleans in It is reported that a drove was taken into Missouri at the same date Unbranded cattle found at large were declared public.

With the recent drought in the West, ranchers may be forced to find more sustainable options. And some researchers are looking to a breed of cattle from the past to find the answers.An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W.

F. Cody) (New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, ), by Buffalo Bill, illust. by N. C. Wyeth (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Life and Adventures of Nat Love, Better Known in the Cattle Country as "Deadwood Dick," by Himself (), by Nat Love (illustrated HTML and TEI at UNC).Cattle drives were a major economic activity in the 19th and early 20th century American West, particularly between s and this period, 27 million cattle were driven from Texas to railheads in Kansas, for shipment to stockyards in Louisiana and points east.

The long distances covered, the need for periodic rests by riders and animals, and the establishment of railheads led to the.