The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuarts Narratives of His Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-13

The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuarts Narratives of His Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-13

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Robert Stuart saw the American West a few years after Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and, like them, kept a journal of his epic experience. A partner in John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Company, the Scotsman shipped for Oregon aboard the Tonquin in 1810 and helped found the ill-fated settlement of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River. In 1812, facing disaster, Stua

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Language: English

Published in:2013

Word count:486

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Copyright: Please read the legal notice included in this e-book and/or check the copyright status in your country.


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