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discovery of the Oregon trail Robert Stuart"s narratives of his overland trip eastward from Astoria in 1812-13 : from the original manuscripts in the collection of William Robertson Coe, esq., to which is added : An account of the Tonquin"s voyage and of events at Fort Astoria [1811-12] and Wilson Price Hunt"s diary of his overland trip westward to Astoria in 1811-12 by Stuart, Robert

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tonquin (Ship),
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Oregon National Historic Trail,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel,
  • Astoria (Or.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from Nouvelles annales des voyages, Paris, 1821 ; edited by Philip Ashton Rollins.
ContributionsHunt, Wilson Price, 1783?-1842., Rollins, Philip Ashton, 1869-1950., Coe, William Robertson, 1869-1955., Burgess, Edwin H., donor., Pacific Northwest History Collection.
The Physical Object
Paginationcxxxvii, 391 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17805133M
OCLC/WorldCa37217734

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