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Across the Great Divide

Robert Stuart and the discovery of the Oregon Trail

by Laton McCartney

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon National Historic Trail,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • Stuart, Robert, 1785-1848 -- Travel -- West (U.S.),
    • Tonquin (Ship),
    • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
    • Pioneers -- Oregon -- Biography.,
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Oregon National Historic Trail -- History.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Oregon -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-524)

      StatementLaton McCartney.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesThorndike Press large print American history, Thorndike Press large print American history series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF880 .M455 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination527 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages527
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3309523M
      ISBN 100786270802
      LC Control Number2004058085
      OCLC/WorldCa56419287

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