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Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory
Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory
by R. Gregory Nokes
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When they were brought to Oregon in 1844, Missouri slaves Robin and Polly Holmes and their children were promised freedom in exchange for helping develop their owner’s Willamette Valley farm. However, Nathaniel Ford, an influential settler and... (read more)

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Old Oregon Country: A History of Frontier Trade, Transportation, & Travel
Old Oregon Country: A History of Frontier Trade, Transportation, & Travel
by Oscar Osbur Winther
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The Pacific Northwest, the old Oregon country, was one of the most remote and inaccessible frontier areas, but it was also known to be rich in natural resources. The opening up of this region is a story of courage, endurance, and pioneer enterprise... (read more)

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Joe Meek The Merry Mountian Man
Joe Meek The Merry Mountian Man
by Stanley Vestal
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A tall man, with long black hair, smooth face, dark eyes (inclining to turn his head a little to one side, as much as to say, 'I can tell you about it'), a harum-scarum, don't-care sort of man, full of life and fun. That's how a contemporary described... (read more)

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Broadax and Bayonet: The Role of the United States Army in the Development of the Northwest, ...
Broadax and Bayonet: The Role of the United States Army in the Development of the Northwest, ...
by Francis Prucha
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In a style that is clear, unhurried and . . . vigorous, Francis P. Prucha has written a definitive study of the] frontier army that was itself a pioneer. It pushed the line of occupation far beyond settlements. It raised crops, herded cattle, cut timber,... (read more)

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Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman
Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman
by Julie Roy Jeffrey
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Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, were pioneer missionaries to the Cayuse Indians in Oregon Territory.  Narcissa grew up in western New York State, her values and attitudes carefully shaped by her mother. Very much a child of the Second... (read more)

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The Mountains We Have Crossed: Diaries and Letters of the Oregon Mission, 1838
The Mountains We Have Crossed: Diaries and Letters of the Oregon Mission, 1838
by Clifford Drury
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Four newlywed couples, along with one single man, were sent to Oregon in 1838 to reinforce the two-year-old mission established by Marcus Whitman and Henry Spalding. These reinforcements were to become legendary in the history of the Pacific Northwest... (read more)

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The March of the Mounted Riflemen: Fort Leavenworth to Fort Vancouver, 1849
The March of the Mounted Riflemen: Fort Leavenworth to Fort Vancouver, 1849
by Raymond W Settle
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It was an awesome sight, that regiment of Mounted Riflemen slowly marching up the Oregon Trail, already crowded with gold seekers and their animals in 1849. In May of that year five companies of men and 171 supply wagons started from Fort... (read more)

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Pacific Destiny
Pacific Destiny
by Dale L Walker
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The Oregon Country! For a century that fabled place, lying somewhere beyond the Rocky Mountains at the farthest reaches of the continent galvanized the American people. Its riches, in furs, timber, fish, and fecund soil for farming, awakened the avarice... (read more)

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Children of the Fur Trade: Forgotten Metis of the Pacific Northwest (Northwest Reprints)
Children of the Fur Trade: Forgotten Metis of the Pacific Northwest (Northwest Reprints)
by John C. Jackson
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A riveting glimpse into a unique heritage, Children of the Fur Trade recovers a vital part of Northwest history. During the first half of the 19th century, a unique subculture built around hunting and mobility existed quietly in the Pacific Northwest.... (read more)

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So Far from Home: An Army Bride on the Western Frontier, 1865-1869
So Far from Home: An Army Bride on the Western Frontier, 1865-1869
by Julia Gilliss
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A 22-year-old bride views life in early Oregon, writing with perception and intelligence about family life in the towns and military camps of the Northwest.... (read more)

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Encounters with a Distant Land: Exploration and the Great Northwest
Encounters with a Distant Land: Exploration and the Great Northwest
by Carlos A Schwantes
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Exploration history experts like William H. Goetzmann, Gary F. Moulton, and James P. Ronda lead readers through the stories and theories that shape today's thought on westward expansion.... (read more)

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Pacific Destiny: The Three-Century Journey to the Oregon Country (Tom Doherty Associates Book)
Pacific Destiny: The Three-Century Journey to the Oregon Country (Tom Doherty Associates Book)
by Dale L Walker
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The Oregon Country! For a century that fabled place, lying somewhere beyond the Rocky Mountains at the farthest reaches of the continent galvanized the American people. Its riches, in furs, timber, fish, and fecund soil for farming, awakened the avarice... (read more)

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Columbia Journals
Columbia Journals
by David Thompson
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David Thompson (1770-1857) is considered by many to have been the most important surveyor of North America. His achievements -- mapping the Saskatchewan River, the great bend of the Missouri River, the Great Lakes and the headwaters of the Mississippi as... (read more)

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Outpost: John McLoughlin and the Far Northwest
Outpost: John McLoughlin and the Far Northwest
by Dorthy Morrison
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The White-Headed Eagle Signed Edition
The White-Headed Eagle Signed Edition
by Richard G. Montgomery
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The letters of Narcissa Whitman
The letters of Narcissa Whitman
by Narcissa Whitman
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Pathfinder
Pathfinder
by Tom Chaffin
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Dr. John McLoughlin :master of Fort Vancouver, father of Oregon
Dr. John McLoughlin :master of Fort Vancouver, father of Oregon
by Nancy Wilson
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-201) and index.... (read more)

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Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches
Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West: Eighteen Biographical Sketches
by Leroy R Hafen
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The legendary mountain men—the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half on the nineteenth century—formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the heroes of... (read more)

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Genealogical Material in Oregon Volume 2
Genealogical Material in Oregon Volume 2
by Genealogical Forum
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