Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River being a narrative of the expedition fitted out by John Jacob Astor, to establish the "Pacific Fur Company" : with an account of some Indian tribes on the coast of the Pacific

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Published by Smith, Elder in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pacific Fur Company.,
  • Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- History.,
  • Oregon -- History -- To 1859.,
  • Astoria (Or.).

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Statementby Alexander Ross.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination5 microfiches (206 fr.)
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20566204M
ISBN 100665402147

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Originally published: Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia river. London: Smith, Elder, "Chinook vocabulary": p. [] Description: [10], xv, pages + 3 pages publisher's advertisements: map ; 19 cm: Series Title: Great Americana.

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By Albert J. Thompson Babb, James E. While Idaho was a Part of Washington.John Day was an American hunter who came to Oregon in as a straggler from the Pacific Fur Company’s overland expedition to Astoria.

Little is known of his life, including his eight years in the Oregon Country, but his name appears on more Oregon geographic features, towns, institutions, and structures than any other person from the fur trade era.

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