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by Alexander Ross,Reuben Gold Thwaites
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  • Author:
    Alexander Ross,Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • ISBN:
    1428649980
  • ISBN13:
    978-1428649989
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    Kessinger Publishing, LLC (July 25, 2006)
  • Pages:
    340 pages
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    Americas
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By Alexander Ross, one of the adventurers. Reuben Gold Thwaites, Cleveland, OH: The Authur H. Clark Company, 1904.

By Alexander Ross, one of the adventurers. Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River. Quaife, Milo Milton ed. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley, 1923. HAVING been one of the first commercial adventurers to the Columbia River, and having spent fifteen years of my life travelling among the savage tribes west of the Rocky Mountains, I was induced, from time to time, to note down such incidents and opinions, illustrative of savage life and manners, as appeared to me either new or interesting.

Great book about early history of the Northwest. Life was a lot less complicated then.

HAVING been one of the first commercial adventurers to the Columbia River, and having spent fifteen .

HAVING been one of the first commercial adventurers to the Columbia River, and having spent fifteen years of my life travelling among the savage tribes west of the Rocky Mountains, I was induced, from time to time, to note down such incidents and opinions, illustrative of savage life and manners, as appeared to me either new or interesting

Astor was an extremely rich and powerful man who established a fur-trading and drug-smuggling empire in the early . that eventually stretched westward to the coast.

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London: Smith, Elder and C. 1849. Considered by Elliott Coues to be one of the three "synoptical gospels" of the Astoria enterprise (along with the narratives of Gabriel Franchere and Ross Cox).

Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River.

A handsome copy of Ross's classic western history. Bookseller Inventory ABE-6536958061. Ask Seller a Question. Bibliographic Details. Title: Adventures of the First Settlers on the. Publisher: Chicago: Lakeside Press. Publication Date: 1923. List this Seller's Books. Payment Methods accepted by seller.

This is a fascinating narrative of early American exploration to the mouth of the Columbia River in what is now Oregon. John Jacob Astor sent a group of men to this part of the new United States in 1810 to start a fur-trading enterprise. I was delighted that it was so easy to read, even after 167 years.

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