Copyright 1999-2003
Janine M. Bork

A special thanks to Marjorie Rundall Campbell for allowing these books to
be transcribed. Please send her a big thanks for lending the books.


History Of The Pacific Northwest
Oregon and Washington
Original Copyright 1889
Compiled and Published by the
North Pacific History Company
of Portland, Oregon

VOLUME II

CHAPTER LVIII.
(1859 - 1889.)
Page 1 - 31

Oregon as a State in the Federal Union - Formal Admission of the State - Senators Lane and Smith, and Representative Grover Sworn In -     Federal Appointments for State - Lansing Stout Elected to Congress - Delegates to the Charleston Democratic National Convention Instructed to Vote for General Lane for President - election of George K. Shiel - Exciting Elections of 1860-- Edward D. Baker and James W. Nesmith elected United States Senators - Presidential Election - Special Election Ordered for Congressman - Andrew J. Thayer Receives Majority - Republican Appointees for State - Colonel Edward D. Baker Killed at Ball's Bluff - Governor Whiteaker Appoints Benjamin Stark
United States Senator - General Harney Appointed Commander of the Department of Oregon - The Wallen Wagon Road Expedition - Protection to Immigrants - Expeditions of Major Steen and Captain A.J. Smith in the Snake Country - Superintendent Geary Seeks the Bannack Chiefs to Hold a Council,  but Returns Without Success from the Hostile Country - Attack on Captain  Smith, and His Retreat - Colonel Wright Succeeds General Harney - Relief  and Reinforcements Sent to Major Steen - He Follows the Indians Up Steen's  Mountain and Down the Other Side - Troops Leave the Country and Go Into Winter Quarters - Massacre of Immigrants at Salmon Falls - Captain Dent Sent to the Rescue of the Survivors - Oregon Steam Navigation Company - Military Operations in the Snake Country - Fort Boise Established and Garrisoned - Shoshone War - Political Legislative and Current Résumé.

CHAPTER LIX.
(1859—1889.)
Page 32 - 59

Washington Territory from the Admission of the State of Oregon Till Its OwnAdmission as a State—Enlarged Area of Washington Consequent Upon Oregon State Boundaries—Opening of the Walla Walla Valley to Settlement and Occupancy of the Upper Country—Discovery of Gold in Southeastern Washington—Setting Off of the Territory of Idaho—Followed by the Settlement of Montana Territory—Settlements and Development of the Puget Sound Region an Incident of the Frazer River Excitement—The San Juan Island Imbroglio Settled Finally by the Award of William I., Emperor of  Germany—Piracies and Depredations of Northern Indians—The Northern  Pacific Railroad—Oregon, Progress and Completion—Convention to Frame State Constitution, and Efforts to Secure Admission as a State—Efforts to Exclude Chinamen—Condensed Political history—Admission of the State of Washington.

CHAPTER LX
Page 60 - 95

(Please note - the information is typed exactly as written. In regards to the views on the Native Americans, one must remember that it was taken from a white perspective. The account of the Nez Perce war has such blatent mistruths I cannot help but comment upon it. Books by McWhorter and Josephi give both sides of the story of  this American tragedy. - Janine)

The Indians of the Pacific Northwest—Their Mythical Creation, Gods of the Wat-teetash Age, legends, Myths, Religion, Customs Relating to Marriage, Naming of Children, and Murder—Their Dances and their Doctors—The Rehabiliment of the Dead, and Their Idea of a Future State.

CHAPTER LXI
Page 96 - 145

The Pacific Northwest as It Is To-day - Geographical Outline - Rivers and Harbors - Agricultural Resources - Timber Resources - Live-Stock
Interests - Fisheries - Mineral Resources

CHAPTER LXII.
Page 146 - 183

The Pacific Northwest as It is To-day - Education and Social State - Its Towns, Scenic Attractions and General Appearance.


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DESCRIPTION OF SOME HISTORIC TOWNS, INDUSTRIES, ETC.

Nez Perce War

 CHIEF MOSES' DEMONSTRATION.