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 (Book, 1840) [WorldCat.org]
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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

Author: Robert Greenhow; David H Burr
Publisher: New York ; London : Wiley and Putnam, 1840.
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"The Memoir relates principally to the southern and middle portions of the northwest coast of this continent and the adjoining territories, which have for many years formed the subjects of discussions between the Governments of the United States, Great Britain, and Russia; and it is designed to show the origin, nature, and extent of the several claims, in order to afford the means of correctly estimating the justice  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)140147059
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Greenhow, Robert, 1800-1854.
Memoir, historical and political, on the northwest coast of North America, and the adjacent territories.
New York ; London : Wiley and Putnam, 1840
(OCoLC)657180843
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Greenhow; David H Burr
OCLC Number: 4994430
Notes: Folded map is entitled The North-West-Coast of North America and adjacent territories. Described as being "compiled from the best authorities under the direction of Robert Greenhow to accompany his memoir on the Northwest Coast published by order of the Sentate of the United States drawn by David H. Burr."
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.
Description: xi, 228 pages : folded map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Robert Greenhow.

Abstract:

"The Memoir relates principally to the southern and middle portions of the northwest coast of this continent and the adjoining territories, which have for many years formed the subjects of discussions between the Governments of the United States, Great Britain, and Russia; and it is designed to show the origin, nature, and extent of the several claims, in order to afford the means of correctly estimating the justice of each"--Page iv.

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