Dr. Whitman and his ride to save Oregon
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Published by Shorey Book Store in Seattle .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Whitman, Marcus, -- 1802-1847.,
  • Oregon -- History -- To 1859.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby J. A. Hanna.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15203547M

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Dr. Marcus Whitman and his wife, Narcissa—martyred in —here ministered to the spiritual and physical needs of the Cayuse Indians and the immigrants of the Oregon Trail. WAIILATPU, the site of the mission founded in by Dr. Marcus Whitman and Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, his wife, was one of the noteworthy landmarks on the Oregon Trail. This letter from Dr. Whitman to his wife's father, dated about seven months after his return from his memorable "Ride to Save Oregon," is for the first time made public in the published transactions of the State Historical Society of Oregon in When, then, Dr. Nixon writes of "Whitman's Ride Through Savage Lands," and shows the force, wisdom, and unselfishness of Dr. Marcus Whitman and his accomplished wife, I feel like doing everything within my power to express my gratitude and to secure the reading of his book. The tale, as he tells it, is very interesting. Marcus Whitman sought to ‘save’ Oregon, but not from Brits Persistent legend claims the pioneer doctor and preacher, before he was killed in the 'Whitman Massacre,' foiled Britain's plans to take over by recruiting the first wave of Oregon Trail emigrants — but it's probably bunk.

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