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ment.–First three years. After that.—Treatment of Jesuits. Of Protestants.—Of
Indians.-Not a spade to commence their new mode of life.-Mr. Barnley's state-
ment.—Disappointed. His mistake.—Hudson's Bay Company disposed to crush
their own missionaries....
Lee and Hines explore the Umpqua River.—Mr. Hines tells a story.—Massacre and
plunder of Smith's party by the Indians.-Sympathy of the Hudson's Bay
Company.--Extract from the San Francisco Bulletin...
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
of the members.-Minutes of their proceedings.-Dr. R. Newell, his character.-
Two specimens of his speeches.--The dark clouds..
Fourth of July, 1843.—Oration by Mr. Hines.-Meeting of July 5.-Debate on the
land law.-How the Jesuits and the Hudson's Bay Company secured their land
claims.-Speech of the Rev. G. Hines against the proposed Executive Committee.
- The committee supported by O'Neil, Shortess, and Lee.-W. H. Gray closes the
debate.—The report of the committee adopted. --Committee appointed to report to
Congress, another to make a Digest of Territorial laws, and a third to prepare and
administer an oath of office.
Organic laws.-Resolutions-Districts.--Militia law.-Land claims.-Certificate... 353
Description of the State House. --Conduct of the French settlers. Arrival of Dr. Whit-
man's party of immigrants.-Prosperity of the settlers.--Change in the policy of
the Hudson's Bay Company.—Their exorbitant claims...