The Northwest Coast: Or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory
"The intention of this volume is to give a general and concise account of that portion of the Northwest Coast lying between the Straits of Fuca and the Columbia River."--Page [v].
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The Northwest Coast: Or, Three Years Residence in Washington Territory
James G. Swan
Limited preview - 2012
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Page 392 - lakes, creeks, and sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, that lie within the straits commonly called Hudson's Straits, together with all the lands, countries, and territories upon the coasts and confines of the seas, straits,
Page 326 - appear to exist in all the languages from Greenland to Cape Horn, and that these forms differ essentially from those of the ancient and modern languages of the old hemisphere." Gliddon remarks : " The type of a race would never change if kept from adulterations, as may be seen in the case of the Jews
Page 244 - during the war, or which may be taken after the signing of this treaty, excepting only the islands hereinafter mentioned (in the Bay of Fundy), shall be restored without delay.
Page 251 - however the political questions between England and America as to the ownership of Oregon may be decided, Oregon will never be colonized overland from the United States. The world must assume a new face before the American wagons make plain the road to the Columbia as they have done to the Ohio.