Mornings on Horseback - Part 3, Chapter 11 Home is the Hunter Summary & Analysis

David McCullough
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Part 3, Chapter 11 Home is the Hunter Summary

Elliott was kept appraised of the happenings in the family through a multitude of letters. He learned of Corinne's romance and engagement, Theodore's climb of the Matterhorn, Theodore's election to the state assembly, Uncle Jim's new house at Oyster Bay, and so on. Their letters took between two to three months to reach Elliott once he got to India.

In India, Elliott went on a tiger hunt south of Hyderabad and the tiger he shot was one of the largest ever seen by the locals. The tiger was 9 feet 1 ? inches in long and 3 feet 7 inches high, weighing in at over 280 pounds. He wrote to Bamie that the sheer pleasure of living in India was more than he had ever known. He also killed two elephants while there.

On March 11, 1882, Elliott returned home after...

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