Ross Cox's Adventures on the Columbia River PDF

By Ross Cox

the next Narrative embraces a interval of six years, 5 of which have been spent between a number of tribes at the banks of the Columbia River and its tributary streams; and the rest element used to be occupied within the voyage outwards, and the adventure around the continent.

During this era the writer ascended the Columbia 9 occasions, and descended it 8; wintered between a number of tribes: used to be engaged in numerous encounters with the Indians; was once misplaced fourteen days in a barren region, and had many different impressive escapes.

He stored journals of the significant occasions which happened throughout the larger a part of this era, the substance of in an effort to be stumbled on imbodied within the following pages. those that like to learn of “battle, homicide, and surprising death,” will, in his description of the hazards and privations to which the lifetime of an Indian dealer is topic, locate a lot to gratify their style; whereas to resembling are keen on nature, in its rudest and such a lot savage varieties, he trusts his sketches of the wild and wandering tribes of Western the United States will not be came across uninteresting.

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