Report from a Select Committee of the House of Representatives, on the overland emigration route from Minnesota to British Oregon

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Creator Minnesota. Legislature
Wheelock, Joseph Albert
Ramsey, A.
Title Report from a Select Committee of the House of Representatives, on the overland emigration route from Minnesota to British Oregon
Identifier P000371
Subject Explorers, Surveyors and Travellers--Overland Journeys to the Pacific
Red River Settlement
American immigrants
Immigrants--United States
Immigrants--États-Unis
Prospecting
Prospection
Gold mines and mining
Or--Mines et extraction
Prairie Provinces--Transportation
Red River Settlement--History
Trade routes
Routes commerciales
1858
Notes print 100 p.; 24 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description At head of title: "Legislature of Minnesota." Signed: "J.R. Wakefield, S.R. Johnson, E. Pierce, J.G. Randall, James C. Frost--Committee." The object was to open a route to the new gold fields on the Fraser River. The report takes up only pages 3-6; the remainder is various and eight appendices: I. "Proceedings of public meetings held at St. Paul, July 1, 7, 10, and 17, 1858"; II. "Particulars of the gold discovery of Frazer and Thompson rivers, and of emigration thither"; III. "Geographical description of Minnesota north of latitude forty-six" by J.W. Taylor; IV. "Routes through Minnesota to the navigable waters of the Red River of the North"; V. "Climatology of Minnesota" by D.C. Sheppard; VI. "Climatology of the Saskatchewan district and of British Oregon"; VII. "Memoir of the Selkirk settlement upon the Red River of the North, with notices of the manners and life of the settlers" by J.A. Wheelock; VIII. "A visit to the Red River settlements" by A. Ramsey; and IX. "Proceedings of a public meeting held at Saint Anthony, July 12, 1858."
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