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Portland, Oregon, Its History and Builders; In Connection with the Antecedent Explorations, Discoveries, and Movements of the Pioneers That Selected T by Joseph Gaston
Portland, Oregon, Its History and Builders; In Connection with the Antecedent Explorations, Discoveries, and Movements of the Pioneers That Selected T
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Author: Joseph Gaston
Page Count: 380 pages
Published Date: 12 Sep 2013
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
Publication Country: United States
Language: Englishhttps://d1w7fb2mkkr3kw.cloudfront.net/assets/images/book/large/9781/2302/9781230270548.jpg
ISBN: 9781230384306
File Name: Portland,.Oregon,.Its.History.and.Builders;.In.Connection.with.the.Antecedent.Explorations,.Discoveries,.and.Movements.of.the.Pioneers.That.Selected.T.pdf
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... to take advantage of such schools as existed at that day, but later, when eleven years of age, he attended school in Selkirk, walking four miles--a peat in one hand and a penny in the other, to pay for five days' instruction in reading, writing and arithmetic. His father died in 1849, and as wages were very low in Scotland, he left that country in April, 1852, and made his way to Newcastle, England, where remuneration for labor was much better. After two years' work on a railroad, in coal mines and in brickwork, Thomas Mann, in company with Michael Stephensen, boarded the American sailing ship Constitution, under command of Captain Gray, at Liverpool, on the 22d day of June, 1854, and arrived at New York on the 6th of August following. After five years spent in the state of New York, Canada and the western states, working in Buffalo, Toronto, Brentford and London, Canada, Chicago, Illinois, Valparaiso, Indiana, and other western cities, he found himself, in June, 1859, aboard the steamship Star of the West in New York harbor bound for Aspinwall. He crossed the isthmus by railroad, viewed the ancient city of Panama under armed escort and then boarded the steamship Golden Age bound for San Francisco, where he arrived on the 17th of July. On the 20th of the month he left San Francisco on the steamer Forward for Victoria, on Vancouver Island. When on this steamer he saw for the first time the Oregon coast mountains. The steamship Forward anchored in Neah Bay, Washington, where he had the first glimpse of the natives, took a ride in their canoe, and first set foot on the soil of this great northwestern coast. He arrived in the infant city of Victoria on the 27th of July and spent five years there in contracting and building. The spring of...

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