BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Adventures on the Columbia River, including the narrative of a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown: together with a journey across the American continent. In two volumes. Vol. I Cox, Ross, 1793-1853


"Binder's title: The Columbia River. In Oregon from 1812 to 1817, arriving by sea on the Beaver and leaving overland for the east. During that time he was, first a member of the Pacific Fur Company, then the North West Company. He gives an account of the rivalry between the Nor'westers and the Hudson's Bay Company, along with a sketch of Wilson Price Hunt's journey to Astoria and his own activities, ref. 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, pp. 65-66.

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