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Pioneering the Washington territory

Weldon W. Rau

Pioneering the Washington territory

reminiscences of Willis and Mary Ann Boatman, with a review of historical events of early territorial days

by Weldon W. Rau

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Published by Media Production Associates in Tacoma, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boatman family,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Washington (State) -- Steilacoom,
  • Steilacoom (Wash.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNorthwest Collection.
    Statementby Weldon W. Rau.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsHistoric Fort Steilacoom Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13634368M
    OCLC/WorldCa51571106

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Filled with personal accounts of adventure, life on the frontier, and friendship with Indians, it's a great read and a great resource/5(14). Early Americans had a true pioneering spirit.

This was certainly the case with those brave individuals who travelled along the Ohio River and settled in the Northwest Territory Author: Michael Taube. The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West was an all-encompassing story of the pioneers who ventured west to explore and settle the Northwest Territory lying northwest of the Ohio River in the latter part of the eighteenth century and well into the nineteenth century.

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An illustrated history of the state of Washington, containing biographical mention of its pioneers and prominent citizens, () H58i. An Illustrated history of Whitman County, State of Washington, () IL In the beginning: a sketch of some early events in western Washington while it was still a part of old Oregon, () B The Pioneer Association of the State of Washington and its predecessor organizations, the Society of Washington Territory Pioneers (established in King County circa ) and the Washington Pioneer Association (founded in in Olympia), included many of the earliest settlers in the state of Washington.

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Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Volume 4 Full view - Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Volume 15 Full view - Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Volume 5. Washington - Washington - Territory and state: Until the s citizens of both the United States and Britain by agreement could settle and trade in what was still known as the Oregon country.

In the presidential election, however, Democratic candidate James K. Polk campaigned on a platform that included a demand that the region be ceded in its entirety to the United States, proclaiming. Like Oregon, the origins of the states of Idaho, Washington and Montana was indeed interesting.

On February 8,Washington Territory was formed originally from the Oregon Territory north of both the lower Columbia River (named after the ship Columbia Rediviva) and after the 46th parallel which is situated east of Columbia. The Washington Territory Donation Land Claims book contains the names of settlers who filed claims between and in Oregon Territory, and later Washington Territory when it was created in James Wickersham, a probate judge in Pierce County Washington fromis credited with transcribing this book in July of Washington Territory wants industrious men and women, no room for loafers.

(West shore, Marchp) About the Database. The Pacific Northwest Historical Documents database is a collection of original, diaries, letters, reminiscences and political documents drawn from various sources within the Special Collections Division. The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2,until Novemwhen the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of was created from the portion of the Oregon Territory north of the lower Columbia River and north of the 46th parallel east of the l: Olympia.

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InWashington became the 42nd state of the United States. These descendants’ names, alm, were printed in a two-volume set of books entitled “Washington Pioneers” in A third volume, published inincluded Pioneers and First Citizens (those in the state on or before 31 Dec ).

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