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Narrative of the adventures and sufferings of John R. Jewitt; Jewitt, John Rodgers, 1849
John R. Jewitt was the only survivor of the crew of the ship Boston, during a captivity of nearly three years among the savages of Nootka Sound: with an account of the manners, mode of living, and religious opinions of the natives. Embellished with engravings.


The Canoe and the Saddle; Winthrop, Theodore, 1866
A narrative of travel in Washington Territory in 1853 and on the Isthmus of Panama in the preceding year.


Vancouver's discovery of Puget Sound; Meany, Edmond Stephen, 1907
Portraits and biographies of the men honored in the naming of geographical features of Northwestern America. Contains reproductions of sections of Vancouver's original journals.