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Howison, Neil M.:

OREGON. REPORT OF LIEUT. NEIL M. HOWISON, UNITED STATES NAVY, TO THE COMMANDER OF THE PACIFIC SQUADRON; BEING THE RESULT OF AN EXAMINATION IN THE YEAR 1846 OF THE COAST, HARBORS, RIVERS, SOIL, PRODUCTIONS, CLIMATE, AND POPULATION OF THE TERRITORY OF 30th Cong., 1st Sess. HMD29.

Washington: 1848 36pp, dbd, scattered foxing. Good+. Howison reports his many observations. "The flag, taken ashore when, in 1846, Howison's vessel was wrecked in the Columbia, was the first to wave over Oregon." Howes. "Howison spent nearly a year in the Oregon country, exploring the interior, living among the pioneers, etc." Eberstadt. "One of the sources used by Bancroft." Jenkins. FIRST EDITION. Howes H738. 138 Eberstadt 573. Jenkins Full Howes 1238. Graff 1989.


Book Id: 10772

Price: $125.00

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