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1 Beaver, Herbert. Edited by Thomas E. Jessett, S. T. D. Reports and Letters of Herbert Beaver, 1836 - 1838: Chaplain to the Hudson's Bay Company and Missionary to the Indians at Fort Vancouver. Edited by Thomas E. Jessett S. T. D.
Portland, Oregon: Reed College, Champoeg Press, MCMLIX (1959). First Edition. 
Royal octavo, green cloth (hardcover), uncut, unopened, xxiv, 148 pp + Appendix, Index. Near-Fine. From Introduction: The reports of Herbert Beaver, Chaplain at Fort Vancouver, to the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company in London, and the letters of the Chaplain to Mr. Benjamin Harrison, Deputy-Governor of the Company, shed a revealing though biased light on conditions at this remote post during a period for which all too little detailed information is available. For the years after 1841, when the flood of American immigration into Oregon began, there is much information; but for the earlier years there remain many questions about life at Fort Vancouver... 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Speidel, William C. Sons of the Profits. Or, There's No Business Like Grow Business: The Seattle Story, 1851 - 1901.
Seattle, Washington: Nettle Creek Publishing Company, 1967. 
First Edition, As Stated. Octavo, black cloth, gilt letters, 345 pp. Illus. Very Good+, with former-owner signiture and light rubbing to letters on spine, in a like dust jacket with light edgewear. “Here is a book that not only rattles the skeletons in Seattle's historical closets -- it even reaches in and audaciously tickles thier funnybones...While lightly and entertainingly written, the book is deeply researched, and the many interesting anecdotes that pepper it are true...It's a lively, lusty, and often irreverernt look at the factions and fights that made Seattle America's youngest major metropolis during her first fifty years...and at who made a buck along the way.” 
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3 Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Washington. The New Washington: A Guide to the Evergreen State. Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Washington. American Guide Series. Illustrated. Revised Edition, with Added Material by Howard McKinley Corning.
Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, Publishers, (1950). Sponsored by The Washington State Historical Society. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), map illus. endpapers, xxx + 687 pp. Good, with small tear to lower spine; in a Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes chipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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