Reports and Letters of Herbert Beaver, 1836 - 1838: Chaplain to the Hudson’s Bay Company and Missionary to the Indians at Fort Vancouver. Edited by Thomas E. Jessett S. T. D.
1959 · Portland, Oregon
by Beaver, Herbert. Edited by Thomas E. Jessett, S. T. D.
Portland, Oregon: Reed College, Champoeg Press, MCMLIX (1959). First Edition. Royal octavo, green cloth (hardcover), uncut, unopened, xxiv, 148 pp + Appendix, Index. Near-Fine. From Introduction: The reports of Herbert Beaver, Chaplain at Fort Vancouver, to the Governor and Committee of the Hudson’s Bay Company in London, and the letters of the Chaplain to Mr. Benjamin Harrison, Deputy-Governor of the Company, shed a revealing though biased light on conditions at this remote post during a period for which all too little detailed information is available. For the years after 1841, when the flood of American immigration into Oregon began, there is much information; but for the earlier years there remain many questions about life at Fort Vancouver... (Inventory #: 50454bd)