called “Leather Stocking.” He appears in five of Fenimore
Cooper's novels: as the Deerslayer; the Pathfinder; the Hawk-eye (La Longue Carabine), in the Last of the Mohicans; Natty
Bumppo, in the Pioncers; and the Trapper in the Prairie, in which he dies.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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