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The Resource Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River, made during the years 1845 and 1846, by Joel Palmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Rueben Gold Thwaites

Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River, made during the years 1845 and 1846, by Joel Palmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Rueben Gold Thwaites

Label
Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River, made during the years 1845 and 1846
Title
Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River, made during the years 1845 and 1846
Statement of responsibility
by Joel Palmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Rueben Gold Thwaites
Title variation
  • Palmer's Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, 1845-1846
  • Palmer's journal
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Contributor
Author
Editor
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides equipment guidance and comprehensive route information for those crossing the Oregon Trail. The publication also has a general description of the Oregon Country, a detailed description of the Willamette Valley, and includes a copy of the Organic Laws of Oregon adopted by settlers at the Champoeg Meetings
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Additional physical form
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.5
Illustrations
facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
F592
LC item number
.T53 v.30
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Early western travels, 1748-1846
Series volume
v. 30
Label
Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River, made during the years 1845 and 1846, by Joel Palmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Rueben Gold Thwaites
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Reprint of original edition: Cincinnati, 1847"--Page [21]
  • Includes facsimile of title page of 1847 Cincinnati edition with title: Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River; made during the years 1845 and 1846; containing minute descriptions of the valleys of the Willamette, Umpqua, and Clamet: a general description of Oregon Territory; a list of necessary outfits for emigrants; and a table of distances from camp to camp on the route. Also; a letter from the Rev. H.H. Spalding ... ; the organic laws of Oregon Territory, tables of about 300 words of the Chinook jargon, and about 200 words of the Nez Percé language; a description of Mount Hood; incidents of travel, &c. &c
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1170756
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Lccn
06039791
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (Special Collections). Bookplate: Charles N. Dietz.
Other physical details
facsimiles
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1170756
Label
Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River, made during the years 1845 and 1846, by Joel Palmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Rueben Gold Thwaites
Publication
Note
  • "Reprint of original edition: Cincinnati, 1847"--Page [21]
  • Includes facsimile of title page of 1847 Cincinnati edition with title: Journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, to the mouth of the Columbia River; made during the years 1845 and 1846; containing minute descriptions of the valleys of the Willamette, Umpqua, and Clamet: a general description of Oregon Territory; a list of necessary outfits for emigrants; and a table of distances from camp to camp on the route. Also; a letter from the Rev. H.H. Spalding ... ; the organic laws of Oregon Territory, tables of about 300 words of the Chinook jargon, and about 200 words of the Nez Percé language; a description of Mount Hood; incidents of travel, &c. &c
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1170756
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Lccn
06039791
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (Special Collections). Bookplate: Charles N. Dietz.
Other physical details
facsimiles
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1170756

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