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Astoria

John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire : A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
Stark, Peter (Book - 2014 )
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Documents the 1810 to 1813 expedition, financed by millionaire John Jacob Astor and encouraged by Thomas Jefferson, to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Authors: Stark, Peter, 1954-
Title: Astoria
John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's lost Pacific empire : a story of wealth, ambition, and survival
Publisher: New York, NY :, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: xv, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: The launch
The journey
Pacific Empire and war
Fate of the Astorians.
Summary: Documents the 1810 to 1813 expedition, financed by millionaire John Jacob Astor and encouraged by Thomas Jefferson, to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Local Note: 6 15 35 53 60 71 109 118 122 133 138 148 149 151 152 173 198 210 216 226 228 243 244 245 250 274
ISBN: 9780062218292
0062218298
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Stark
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [316]-351) and index.
Subject Headings: Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848. Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. West (U.S.) Discovery and exploration. Northwest, Pacific History. Astoria (Or.) History.
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