Memoir, historical and political, on the northwest coast of North America, and the adjacent territories :
illustrated by a map and a geographical view of those countries ... 1840 /
By Robert Greenhow, translator and librarian to the Department of State...
|Main Creator:||Greenhow, Robert, 1800-1854.|
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Washington : Blair and Rives, printers, 1840.
[U.S.] 26th Cong., 1st sess. Senate ;
Chronologically arranged, 1493-1839.
Found in the Congressional series of U. S. public documents, serial no. 357; and issued also without document serial number ("bureau edition")
"February 10, 1840. Submitted by Mr. Linn, from the Select Committee on the Oregon Territory; and ordered to be printed, and that 2,500 additional copies be sent to the Senate."
"Written by direction of the Honorable John Forsyth, Secretary of State of the United States."
Notes on the Louisiana purchase and the Southwest are included, with brief accounts of overland journeys, notably those of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca (whose wanderings for eight years, 1528-1536, brought him to Cullacan, near the Gulf of California) and the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804-1806.
Physical description: xi, , 228 p. : fold. map ; 25 cm. (8vo)
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