- " Think of me takin' Snawdor after bein' used to Yager an' Molloy! - "Calvary Alley", Alice Hegan Rice.
- Solomon Yager, the father of David, came afterwards, purchasing his son's farm. - "A Sketch of the History of Oneonta", Dudley M. Campbell.
- We were each armed with a Mississippi yager and two revolvers, and as the Indians came swooping down on our improvised fort, we opened fire with such good effect that three fell dead at the first volley. - "The Adventures of Buffalo Bill", Col. William F. Cody.