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The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuarts Narratives of His Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-13
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1st ed. of "The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuarts Narratives of His Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-13".
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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