Gambar halaman
PDF
ePub

CONTENTS.

[blocks in formation]

plunder of Smith's party by the Indians.-Sympathy of the Hudson's Bay

Company.--Extract from the San Francisco Bulletin...

205

CHAPTER XXIX.

Missionaries leaving.—Hudson's Bay Company's Gold Exchange.--Population in

1842.-Whitman and Lovejoy start for the States.-The Red River emigra.

tion-American merchants.--Settlers not dependent on the Hudson's Bay Com.

pany.—Milling Company.—The Oregon Institute.—Dr. Elijah White.—Proceed-

ings at a public meeting.--Correspondence with the War Department... 211

[blocks in formation]

CHAPTER XXXVIII.

Petition of the citizens of Oregon in 1843.-Complaints against the Hudson's Bay

Company.—The Milling Company.-Kicking the half-bushel.-Land claims of Dr.

McLaughlin.-Names of the signers.---Reasons for not signing.--Notice, deed, and

bond of John McLaughlin.--Claim of Alvin F. Waller....

.Page 292

CHAPTER XXXIX.

Extracts from Mr. Hipes' history.—Attempt to capture an Indian horse-thief.—Dr.

McLaughlin refuses to sell supplies to the signers of the petition.—Excitement in

the settlement.--Interview with Dr. McLaughlin at Vancouver..

...... 304

CHAPTER XL.

A combination of facts.-Settlers alive to their danger.—Mr. Hines' disparagement of

the Methodist Mission.—Indians want pay for being whipped.—Indian honesty.-

Mr. Hines' opinion of the Indians' religion.-Mr. Geiger's advice.-Dr. McLaughlin's

answer to Yellow Serpent-Baptiste Doreo.-Four conflicting influences..... 309

CHAPTER XLI.

Governor Simpson and Dr. Whitman in Washington.— Interviews with Daniel Webster

and President Tyler.—His cold reception in Boston by the American Board.-

Conducts a large emigration safely across the Rocky Mountains into Oregon.—The

“ Memorial Half-Century Volume.”—The Oregon mission ignored by the American

Board.—Dr. McLaughlin.--His connection with the Hudson's Bay Company -

Catholic Cayuses' manner of praying.–Rev. C. Eells.-Letter from A. L. Lovejoy.

-Description of Whitman's and Lovejoy's winter journey from Oregon to Bent's

Fort on the Arkansas River......

315

« SebelumnyaLanjutkan »