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

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Kessinger Publishing, Jul 1, 2006 - History - 340 pages
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Volume VII. Of Early Western Travels 1748-1846. A Series Of Annotated Reprints Of Some Of The Best And Rarest Contemporary Volumes Of Travel, Descriptive Of The Aborigines And Social And Economic Conditions In The Middle And Far West, During The Period Of Early American Settlement.

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Terry Crowley is professor of history at the University of Guelph, and is editor of the journal Ontario History. Among his books are Clio's Craft: A Primer of Historical Methods; One Voice: A History of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (with C.A.V. Baker); Agnes MacPhail and the Politics of Equality, which won the W.C. Good Writing Award of the Rural Learning Association; and Canadian History to 1867: The Birth of a Nation.

Journalist, librarian, and editor Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853--1913) was managing editor of the Wisconsin State Journal and secretary of the Wisconsin State Historical Society. A prolific editor and writer, he edited the Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents (73 volumes) and Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (8 volumes) and wrote France in America, 1497--1763 and Wisconsin: The Americanization of a French Settlement.

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