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By Ross Cox

the subsequent Narrative embraces a interval of six years, 5 of which have been spent between quite a few tribes at the banks of the Columbia River and its tributary streams; and the rest element was once occupied within the voyage outwards, and the adventure around the continent.

During this era the writer ascended the Columbia 9 instances, and descended it 8; wintered between a number of tribes: used to be engaged in numerous encounters with the Indians; used to be misplaced fourteen days in a desolate tract, and had many different remarkable escapes.

He saved journals of the crucial occasions which happened in the course of the larger a part of this era, the substance of that allows you to be came across imbodied within the following pages. those that like to learn of “battle, homicide, and surprising death,” will, in his description of the risks and privations to which the lifetime of an Indian dealer is topic, locate a lot to gratify their style; whereas to comparable to are keen on nature, in its rudest and so much savage kinds, he trusts his sketches of the wild and wandering tribes of Western the US is probably not chanced on uninteresting.

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