The history of Oregon, geographical and political by George Wilkes

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Published by W. H. Colyer in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pacific railroads,
  • Oregon -- History,
  • Northwest boundary of the United States

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StatementBy George Wilkes; embracing an analysis of the old Spanish claims, the British pretensions, the United States title...a thorough examination of the project of a national railroad, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. To which is added a journal of the events of the...emigrating expedition of 1843...by a member of the...Oregon legislature...with and appendix, containing the treaties, diplomatic correspondence and negotiations between Spain, Russia, Great Britain, and the United States, in relation to the North west coast.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 602, no.6204.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination127, [1] p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17809859M
OCLC/WorldCa15104978

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