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Adventures on the Columbia River, Including the Narrative of a Residen

COX, Ross

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COX, Ross. Adventures on the Columbia River, Including the Narrative of a Residence of Six Years on the Western Side of the Rocky Mountains, Among Various Tribes of Indians Hitherto Unknown; Together With a Journey Across the American Continent. N.Y.: Printed and Published by J. & J. Harper, 1832. 1st American ed. Advts. leaf at front. 335pp. Orig. cloth rebacked in later cloth with paper spine label. Very good. Howes C-822. Wagner-Camp 43. Graff 893. Cox arrived in Oregon via the Sandwich Islands in 1812. He joined the North West Company and gives a good account of its rivalry with Hudson's Bay Co. In 1817 he went up the Columbia and crossd the Rockies eastward. "The narratives of Cox.are chief sources for fur-trading history in the early Oregon country."--Howes. Bookseller Inventory # 25350

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