BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Early western travels 1748-1846 : a series of annotated 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. Volume I : Journals of Conrad Weiser… Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913

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"750 complete sets printed.
A standard work, with valuable editorial matter, including bibliographical details of earlier editions of the works in the series. Includes some material on the Oregon Territory.
Partial contents: ... vol.6. Brackenridge's Journal up the Missouri. 1811.- Franchere's Voyage to the Northwest coast, 1811-1814.- vol.7. Ross's Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia river, 1810-1813.- ... vo1.28. Part 1 of Farnham's Travels in the Great western prairies, etc., October 21 - December 4, 1839; and De Smet's Oregon missions and travels over the Rocky mountains, 1845-46.- . . . vols.31-32. Analytical index to the series." -- 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. 287

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