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BC Historical Books

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A history of Oregon, 1792-1849, drawn from personal observation and authentic information Gray, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1889


"2 errata slips inserted, ref. Howes. Copy seen has one. This work grew out of a series of articles published in the Astoria Marine Gazette, 1865-1866, ref. Pref. "Mr. Gray, a missionary, reached Oregon in 1838. His history has been mercilessly criticized by Hubert Howe Bancroft [no.25] who declares that it would take a work equally as large to correct the mistakes in it":- Cowan." -- Strathern, G. M. , & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 110.

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