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" I now mixed up some vermilion in melted grease, and inscribed, in large characters, on the South-East face of the rock on which we had slept last night, this brief memorial - 'Alexander Mackenzie, from Canada, by land, the twenty-second of July, one thousand... "
History of the State of Washington - Page 47
by Edmond Stephen Meany - 1909 - 406 pages
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Tales from American History, Volume 3

Eliza Robbins - America - 1833
...large characters, upon the face of the rock under whose shelter they had slept, this simple memorial : 'Alexander Mackenzie, from Canada by land, the twenty-second...July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three.' The inscription was only written in vermilion, and has probably long ago been washed away by the fury...
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Historical view of the progress of discovery on the more northern coasts of ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler, J. Wilson - History - 1841 - 360 pages
...characters, upon the face of the rock under whose shelter they had slept, this simple memorial: " Alexandex Mackenzie, from Canada by land, the twenty-second...July. one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three." The inscription was only written in vermillion, and has probably long ago been washed away by the fury...
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The Oregon Territory: a geographical account of that country and its ...

Charles Grenfell Nicolay - Northwest, Pacific - 1846 - 226 pages
...Mackenzie inscribed in large characters with vermilion, mixed in melted grease, this brief memorial : " Alexander Mackenzie, from Canada, by land, the twenty-second of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four." He computed the latitude at 52 21' N. "On the 23rd he reached the mouth of the river...
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The Northern Coasts of America and the Hudson's Bay Territories: A Narrative ...

Robert Michael Ballantyne, Patrick Fraser Tytler - New France - 1853 - 409 pages
...characters, upon the face of the rock under whose shelter they had slept, this simple memorial: "Alexander Mackenzie from Canada by land, the twenty-second...July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three." The inscription was only written in vermilion, and has probably long ago been washed away by the fury...
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The Northern Coasts of America and the Hudson's Bay Territories

Patrick Fraser Tytler, Robert Michael Ballantyne - Arctic regions - 1854 - 409 pages
...characters, upon the face of the rock under whose shelter they had slept, this simple memorial: "Alexander Mackenzie from Canada by land, the twenty-second...July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three." The inscription was only written in vermilion, and has probably long ago been washed away by the fury...
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The Northern Coasts of America and the Hudson's Bay Territories

Patrick Fraser Tytler, Robert Michael Ballantyne - Arctic regions - 1854 - 409 pages
...characters, upon the face of the rook under whose shelter they had slept, this simple memorial: "Alexander Mackenzie from Canada by land, the twenty-second of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety- three." The inscription was only written in vermilion, and has probably long ago been washed...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 9

Thomas Thomson - Scotland - 1855
...melted grease, and inscribed upon a rock on which he had passed the 423 night, this short memorial : " Alexander Mackenzie, from Canada by land, the twenty-second...July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three." It was a necessary precaution, as only the day after, when he was upon his return homeward, he very...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen: Supplement Abercrombie-Wood

Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson - Scotland - 1855
...grease, and inscribed upon a rock on which he had passed the 423 night, this short memorial : " Alezander Mackenzie, from Canada by land, the twenty-second...July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three." It was a necessary precaution, as only the day after, when he was upon his return homeward, be very...
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The pioneers, a tale

Robert Michael Ballantyne - 1872
...written, in large letters, with a mixture of melted grease and vermilion, this brief memorial " Alexander Mackenzie, from Canada, by land, the twenty-second...July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three." The return journey was scarcely less arduous than the outward, but they undertook it with the knowledge...
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Report of Progress on the Explorations and Surveys Up to January, 1874

Sir Sandford Fleming, Charles Horetzky, John Macoun, Marcus Smith, James H. Rowan, Walter Moberly, Henry Spencer Palmer, Alexander Mackenzie, Alfred Richard Cecil Selwyn, George Vancouver - Canada - 1874 - 294 pages
...characters, on the southeast face of the rock on which we had slept last night, this brief memorial, "ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, FROM CANADA, BY LAND, THE TWENTY-SECOND OF JULY, ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED iSD NINETY-THREE." * * * * tThls I found to be the cheek of Vancouver's CASCADE CANAL. 237 APPENDIX...
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