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The Conquerors: Historical Sketches of the American Settlement of the Oregon Country, Embracing Facts in the Life and Work of Rev. Jason Lee, the Pioneer and Founder of American Institutions on the Western Coast of North America

By: Rev. A. Atwood

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1907)

Seller ID: A0057

ISBN: 0788400576

Condition: 326 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1907), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 326 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Rev. Jason Lee and his party left Independence, on the Missouri frontier, on the last day of April 1834. They traveled with a band of trappers and traders, numbering about two hundred men. In this book are fascinating excerpts from the journals and diaries of Rev. Lee and others who traversed the Oregon Trail with him, relating their observations of the new land and its peoples. It was the beginning of a lifelong endeavor to establish mission stations in what would later become major settlements in the Pacific Northwest: Salem, the Dalles, Astoria, Oregon City, and Nisqually on Puget Sound. T... View more info