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Astoria : John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's lost Pacific empire : a story of wealth, ambition, and survival

Stark, Peter 1954- (author.).

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Summary:

Documents the 1810 to 1813 expedition, financed by millionaire John Jacob Astor and encouraged by Thomas Jefferson, to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 978.02 STA 2014 (Text) 33892100230045 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/20/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062218292 :
  • ISBN: 0062218298
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • PublisherSSS: New York, NY : Ecco, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [316]-351) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The launch -- The journey -- Pacific Empire and war -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: Documents the 1810 to 1813 expedition, financed by millionaire John Jacob Astor and encouraged by Thomas Jefferson, to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Subject: Astor, John Jacob 1763-1848
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826
West (U.S.) Discovery and exploration
Northwest, Pacific History
Astoria (Or.) History
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