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A dictionary of the Chinook jargon, or, trade language of Oregon Gibbs, George, 1815-1873

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"(Shea's library of American linguistics, no. 12) Bibliography of the Chinook jargon: p. [xiii]-xiv.
Includes a short discussion on the jargon and its derivation. James Pilling considered this work the standard authority for Chinook jargon words.
Also appeared as Smithsonian miscellaneous collection, no. 161 (Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1863)." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 23.

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