The Washington Historical Quarterly Volume . 6-7

The Washington Historical Quarterly Volume . 6-7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... after covering a distance of five and one-half miles, their direction being slightly west of south39. If Camp Washington had been located on Four Mound Prairie, the first stream to be forded would have been Coulee Creek, which they would have reached after having traveled a distance of two miles. Deep Creek would have been crossed after journeying four and one-half miles further. But notice the very next statement of Mr. Minter--"Travel over a perfectly open and slightly rolling country; pass over rocky ridge near camp; camp on a small running stream, with good grass and poor wood 2Yi" This locates Camp Sul-ilt-kwu, which was erected on the evening of October 30th, on the south fork of Deep Creek, which by the trail and map is just two and one-half miles south of the north fork. The Stevens Map No. 3 shows the camp of the 30th to be on the south fork of Deep Creek, although there is a mistake in the direction of the main body of Deep Creek, which was due to false information received from Spokane Garry40. This discrepancy in the direction of the main body of Deep Creek as shown on the map only serves to prove that Camp Washington was not located on Four Mound Prairie, for if it had been so situated, the parties in moving south would have probably crossed the main stream of Deep Creek instead of the forks, and consequently the correct location of Deep Creek would have been ascertained. Secretary Gilstrap and the State Historical Society admit that the camp of October 30th, Camp Sul-ilt-kwu, was on the south fork of Deep Creek, and their map on the back page of the program of the Commemorative Exercises shows the camp so situated, but Mr. Gilstrap does not explain how Engineer Minter, in asReports, I, 386. 39Reports, XI, map 3....show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565169
  • 9781236565167