A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 Drawn From Personal Observation and Authentic Information by William Henry Gray

A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 Drawn From Personal Observation and Authentic Information

byWilliam Henry Gray

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The reader will observe that when we commenced furnishing the historical articles for the Marine Gazette, we did not know that they would be of sufficient interest to justify arranging them in book form; but few articles had been given, however, before there was a call for back numbers of the paper, which were not on hand. It was then decided to continue the articles, giving an opportunity to correct errors in statement of historical facts, and collect such as were printed, with all just criticisms, review the whole, and complete the manuscript for publication. As will be seen, we have endeavored to narrate events in plain language, and as nearly in the order of occurrence as possible. We make no claim to literary merit or attractive style; the facts we have collected, the proofs we are able to give of the policy and practices of one of the most gigantic frauds ever continued for a series of years by one professedly civilized and Christian nation upon another, in chartering and continuing to license a monster monopoly; and the manner in which they have sought for a series of years to prevent American trade and settlement of the western portion of our country, is contained in the following pages. We can only give the principal events, which in the future may be better arranged in an interesting and authentic history, which we must leave for others to write. The reader will find in the following pages:— I. The American history of the Hudson’s Bay and Puget Sound Agricultural companies

Title:A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 Drawn From Personal Observation and Authentic InformationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 8, 2015Publisher:Library of AlexandriaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1465547215

ISBN - 13:9781465547217

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