Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810-1813

by Ross, Alexander

Publisher: Oregon State University Press in Corvallis, Ore

Written in English
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Places:

  • Northwest, Pacific,
  • Columbia River Valley,
  • Oregon,
  • Astoria (Or.),
  • Northwest, Pacific.

Subjects:

  • Ross, Alexander, 1783-1856,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Fur trade -- Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 19th century,
  • Fur traders -- Northwest, Pacific -- Biography,
  • Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 19th century,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- History -- 19th century,
  • Columbia River Valley -- History -- 19th century,
  • Oregon -- History -- To 1859,
  • Astoria (Or.) -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Alexander Ross ; introduction by William G. Robbins.
GenreBiography.
SeriesNorthwest reprints
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF880 .R812 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 319 p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6780623M
ISBN 100870715283
LC Control Number00026825

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