Book description:Genre: Diary
1st ed. of "The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuarts Narratives of His Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-13".
ISBN 13: 9780803292345
Number of pages: 533
Robert Stuart saw the American West a few years after Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and, like them, kept a journal of his epic experience. A partner in John Jacob Astor�s Pacific Fur Company, the Scotsman shipped for Oregon aboard the Tonquin in 1810 and helped found the ill-fated settlement of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River.
In 1812, facing disaster, Stua