History of Washington; the Rise and Progress of an American State (selections)
- Snowden, Clinton A.
Chapter 36. Description of Senator Linn's land bill and donation claim act of 1850 to encourage immigration to the West; first settlers attempts to provide themselves with food and shelter; accounts of their daily life and hardships including severe weather conditions; employment opportunites of the early settlers; commodity prices, description of early stump houses; pioneer women.
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