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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Halaman 171 - October, 1818, it is agreed, that, " any country that may be claimed by either party, on the Northwest Coast of America, westward of the Stony Mountains, shall, together with its harbors, bays, and creeks, and the navigation of all rivers within the same, be free and open for the term of ten years, from the date of the signature of the convention, to the vessels, citizens, and subjects, of the two powers...
Halaman 172 - Art. 2. It shall be competent, however, to either of the contracting parties, in case either should think fit, at any time after the 20th of October, 1828, on giving due notice of twelve months to the other contracting party, to annul and abrogate this convention ; and it shall, in such case, be accordingly entirely annulled and abrogated, after the expiration of the said term of notice.
Halaman 200 - W. X., his executors, administrators or assigns ; for which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Halaman 199 - To have and to hold the same, together with all and singular the appurtenances...
Halaman 172 - Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, on the 20th of October. 1818, shall be, and they are hereby, further indefinitely extended and continued in force, in the same manner as if all the provisions of the said Article were herein specifically recited.
Halaman 213 - Waller, has taken formal measures at Washington to substantiate his claim as a preemptor and actual settler upon the tract of land, sometimes called the Wallamet Falls settlement and sometimes Oregon City, comprising six hundred and forty acres; and being aware that, although a foreigner, you claim to exercise acts of ownership over said land, this notice is given to apprise you that all sales you may make of lots or other subdivisions of said farm, after the receipt hereof, will be regarded by my...
Halaman 295 - Reprints of some of the best and rarest contemporary volumes of travel, descriptive of the Aborigines and Social and Economic Conditions in the Middle and Far West, during the Period of Early American Settlement. Edited with Historical, Geographical, Ethnological, and Bibliographical Notes, and Introductions and Index, by Reuben Gold Thwaites, LL.
Halaman 152 - American demagogues have been base enough to assert that I had caused American citizens to be massacred by hundreds by the savages. I, who saved all I could. I have been represented by the Delegate from Oregon, the late SR Thurston, as doing all I could to prevent the settling...
Halaman 55 - Willamette, and after dinner embarked in one of the Company's boats, kindly manned for us by Dr. McLoughlin, who has treated us with the utmost politeness, attention and liberality. The gentlemen of the fort accompanied us to the boat and most heartily wished us great success in our enterprise. Arrived at the lower mouth of the Willamette where Capt. Wyeth's brig is, late in the evening.