Dr. John McLoughlin, the father of Oregon / by Frederick V. Holman.
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Summary:McLoughlin came from Riviere du Loup in Quebec and worked his way up through the Hudson's Bay Company until he alone was responsible for that great chunk of continent known as the Pacific Northwest, and the help and support he offered the American emigrants to the Oregon Country in the critical years 1843-1846.
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|Pendleton Public Library||SP 979.5 H73 (Text)||-222402||Special Case||Book||None||10/11/2001||library use only||-|
- Physical Description: 301 pages including frontispiece (port.) : portrait ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Cleveland, O. : The A. H. Clark Co., 1907.
"This is one of one hundred copies of this work especially printed for presentation by the author."
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Early settlements and joint-occupancy of the Oregon Country -- The Hudson's Bay Company and the Northwest Company -- Genealogy and family of Dr. John McLoughlin -- McLoughlin and the Oregon Country -- Fort Vancouver -- Punishment of Indians -- Early French Canadian settlers -- Early American traders and travelers -- Presbyterian missionaries -- Methodist missions and missionaries -- Provisional government -- Immigration of 1842-1845 -- The quality of the early immigrants -- The resignation of Dr. John McLoughlin -- Dr. McLoughlin's religion -- Dr. McLoughlin's land claim -- Abernethy Island -- The Shortess Petition -- Land laws of the provisional government -- Dr. McLoughlin's naturalization -- Conspiracy against Dr. McLoughlin -- Thurston's letter to Congress -- Protests against Thurston's actions -- The Oregon Donation Land Law -- The conspiracy effective -- Career and death of Thurston -- The methodist Episcopal Church -- Dr. Mc Loughlin's memorial to Congress -- The persecution continued -- The end of Dr. McLoughlin's life -- Justice to Dr. McLoughlin's memory -- Opinions by Dr. McLoughlin's contemporaries -- Eulogy upon Dr. McLoughlin.
McLoughlin came from Riviere du Loup in Quebec and worked his way up through the Hudson's Bay Company until he alone was responsible for that great chunk of continent known as the Pacific Northwest, and the help and support he offered the American emigrants to the Oregon Country in the critical years 1843-1846.
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|Subject:||McLoughlin, John, 1784-1857.
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