How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon

How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon

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"[...]first citizen who ever carried the American flag around the globe. His vessel, The Columbia, was fitted out by a syndicate of Boston merchants, with articles for barter for the natives in Pacific ports. In his second great voyage in 1792 he discovered the mouth of the Columbia river. There had been rumors of such a great river through Spanish sources, and the old American captain probably, mainly for the sake of barter and to get fresh supplies, had his nautical eyes open.[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.41mm | 331.12g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507588097
  • 9781507588093