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Marmalade & whiskey : British remittance men in the West / Lee Olson.

Marmalade & whiskey : British remittance men in the West / Lee Olson.
Olson, Lee.
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c1993.

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xix, 234 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
Alternative Title
Marmalade and whiskey.
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  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-226) and index.
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  • The British are coming, the British are coming: the British aristocratic and landed gentry system that produced remittance men from the ranks of second sons -- The first remittance man: the story of William Drummond Stewart -- An era gone, the land remains: The Bengough family of Gloucestershire and younger son, Clement [Albany County, Wyoming rancher] -- As a phoenix rising from the ashes: the story of Darell Duppa -- His lady for a tiger: the story of the Earl of Aylesford -- The man who would be king: the story of Moreton Frewen -- Texans with a British accent: British cattle investment exemplified by Alfred Rowe -- "Tallyho" in Kansas: the story of British colonies, from Kansas to Tennesee -- Hot-rodding on horseback: a profile of Lyulph Ogilvy -- A social life at any price: the famous clubs and hotels Britons favored -- Fun and games in the Canadian West: fun poked at British adventurers -- Refuge in Mexico: the story of Lord Beresford -- "Can a girl from a mining town -- ?": the story of Lord and Lady Moon -- The cowboy baronet: the story of Sir Genille Cave-Brown-Cave -- Problems they didn't talk about: physical handicaps and disease among young gentlemen -- Murder in the Valley of the Second Sons: the story of the Neave family -- Waiting for the snipe: roundup of the remittance man story, pointing out some of their contributions of money, intelligence, and humor.
  • Illustrations: Christina Stewart -- Moreton Frewen, adventurer and Wyoming ranching pioneer -- Jennie Jerome Churchill; Clara Jerome Frewen -- Charles Goodnight -- John George Adair -- Cheyenne Club, a social center for cattlemen in Southeast Wyoming -- Katie, Lady Moon -- "Snipe Hunt," a sculpture in the Cowichin Valley of British Columbia where many Britons settled, symbolizes [the] futlity of the frontier for many young men existing on remittances from home.
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