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TitleDavid Thompson, Pathfinder and the Columbia River
Description9 p. Transcription of an address given at the annual meeting of the Pioneer Association of Stevens County at Kettle Falls, Washington, on June 23, 1911. Elliott points out that the early white explorer and geographer David Thompson reached Kettle Falls in June of 1811. He notes that "at the age of forty-one years David Thompson thus traversed every reach of this magnificent river from source to mouth". Included in the pamphlet are many quotations from Thompson's journals, a description of the man, and a note on his later life.
Number of Pages9
CitationElliott, T.C. David Thompson, Pathfinder and the Columbia River. The Scimitar Press, 1911
TGM SubjectDiscovery & exploration
Indians of North America
LC SubjectDiscoveries in geography
Geography -- History
Indigenous peoples
Indians of North America
People DepictedThompson, David, 1770-1857
Place NamesColumbia River
Kettle Falls, Washington
AuthorElliott, T. C.
Original PublisherScimitar Press
Date of Original1911
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
RightsThis item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Western Waters Digital Library.
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