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Title Oregon; or, A short history of a long journey...
Author Wyeth, John B.
Date 1833
Document Type Rare Book
Names Sublet, William; Sublet, Milton; Wyeth, Jacob; Wyeth, Nathaniel J; Wyeth, John B
Region Oregon
Places Boston, Pittsburgh, Marietta, St. Louis, La Platte river, Cincinatti, New Orleans
Keywords Native Americans, buffalo, wildlife, customs, trapping, fur trade, Flathead, Blackfoot, battle, disease
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Borderlands
Place of Publication Cambridge, Massachusetts
Additional Information Full title: "Oregon; or, A short history of a long journey from the Atlantic ocean to the region of the Pacific by land; drawn up from the notes and oral information of John B. Wyeth, one of the party who left Mr. Nathaniel J. Wyeth, July 28th, 1832, four days’ march beyond the ridge of the Rocky mountains, and the only one who has returned to New England". First printed account of the first emigrant party to cross the plains.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 4763
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue