Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon
A. H. Clark Company, 1907 - 301 halaman
McLoughlin came from Riviere du Loup in Quebec and worked his way up through the Hudson's Bay Company until he alone was responsible for that great chunk of continent known as the Pacific Northwest, and the help and support he offered the American emigrants to the Oregon Country in the critical years 1843-1846.
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