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PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement

 Record Group
Identifier: PIO
19th century white settlement of the West, primarily the Pacific Northwest and California

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Chambreau collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 056
Abstract Edward Chambreau (1821-1902), adventurer and gambler, was born in France, migrated to Canada with his family in 1825, and in 1846 enlisted with the U.S. Army at St. Louis. From 1853 through 1875 Chambreau moved between Portland, Tygh Valley and Vancouver, running saloons, gambling parlors, general stores and a restaurant. In 1875 Chambreau converted to Christianity, sold his saloon and gave up gambling. He became a scout for the U.S. government and traveled between Oregon, Washington and...
Dates: 1847-1880

Maria Eloisa McLoughlin Rae Harvey's "Life of John Mcloughlin" manuscript

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: ALMA221139]
Identifier: CB H262
Abstract

Maria Eloisa McLoughlin (1817-1884) was the second daughter of John McLoughlin. Collection includes one copy of "Life of John McLoughlin Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company Possessions on the Pacific Slope, at Fort Vancouver" manuscript.

Dates: 1878

Hudson's Bay Company journal of events at Stuart Lake

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042751871]
Identifier: B 034
Abstract

The Hudson's Bay Company is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada. Collection includes Hudson's Bay Company journal of events at Stuart Lake.

Dates: 1842-1847