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Frémont, John C. (1813-1890) Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-'44

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05103.01 Author/Creator: Frémont, John C. (1813-1890) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Book signed Date: 1845 Pagination: 693 p. : 23 plates : ill. : maps ; 23.5 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Published by Gales and Seaton. First edition. Inscribed to Samuel Marx by James Buchanan, with his signature. Recounts Frémont's 1842 expedition to Oregon, the second of his three expeditions. The folding map has been removed from the book (see GLC05103.02).

People: Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Frontiers and ExplorationAmerican WestWestward ExpansionPresident

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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