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The northwest coast, or, Three years" residence in Washington Territory

James Gilchrist Swan

The northwest coast, or, Three years" residence in Washington Territory

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington (State) -- Description and travel,
  • Washington (State) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James G. Swan ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 521, no. 5239.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF891 .S97
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiv p., 1 leaf, [17]-435 p., plates
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17813259M
    LC Control Number87745153
    OCLC/WorldCa15516920

    The North-West Coast: or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (London: S. Low, Son and Co.; New York, Harper and Bros., ), by James G. Swan (page images at HathiTrust) The Northwest Coast, or Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (New York: Harper and Brothers, ), by James G. Swan.


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The Northwest Coast, or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory, by James G. Swan, is recognized by antiquarian bookman George Tweney as "one of the great classics of Pacific Northwest Americana.".

James Swan was an early settler in the Washington Territory, and is considered one of its most colorful pioneers. In addition to his work as an anthropologist and teacher, Swan authored The Northwest Coast; or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory, an early book on pioneer and Native American life in Washington, and served for several years as secretary to Congressional delegate Isaac Stevens.

New York. Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book 12mo, cm, the first edition,[5]p., ads., with folding map, frontis& 28 plates and illustrations from engravings, title-page vignette, inthe original blind decorated brown cloth, gilt spine titles faded,original coated endpapers, some wear on the top and bottom of the spineand on the edges, internally clean.

Treaties, and Reservations in the Northwest Native Americans fishing for salmon. ("Salmon Fishing at Chenook" by James G. Swan, published in his The Northwest Coast; Or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory, New York, ) The North-West Coast: or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (London: S.

Low, Son and Co.; New York, Harper and Bros., ), by James G. Swan (page images at HathiTrust) The Northwest Coast, or Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (New York: Harper and Brothers, ), by James G.

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Swan then returned east and wrote a book, The Northwest Coast; or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory. He later worked as Isaac Stevens's personal secretary when Stevens served his first term as the Washington Territory's delegate to the U.S. Congress in and When Congress adjourned, Swan returned to Washington.

James Gilchrist Swan (Janu – ) was an American Indian agent in what is now Washington state, U.S.A., who was known as an authority on the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, an Indian artifact collector on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution, and for writing the first ethnography of the Makah tribal group, among whom he lived.

In the holdings are original Harper & Brothers publications of The northwest coast; or, Three years' residence in Washington territory. The University of Washington Press reprint is also available. The work in its entirety can be viewed online, through the Washington Secretary of State Author: Anne Jenner.

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Illustrated with 28 illustrations including a foldout map. First Edition/First Printing. Bound in blindstamped green cloth with gilt titles present to the Rating: % positive. Book Store; Donate ; Map of the Western portion of Washington Territory Size: 18 x 24 cm.

on 25 x 28 cm. sheet folded to 16 x Condition: Fair: Note: Extracted from the book Northwest coast, or, Three years' residence in Washington Territory: Location: State Library For complete citation: View Map: JPEG: Presented by the Washington State.

Swan spent three years on Shoalwater Bay, and in described his experiences there in The Northwest Coast, Or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory, one of the earliest books about life in Washington.

In his book, Swan wrote that by"We had now grown into the dignity of a village, and, at a meeting of the settlers, it.Document 4: James Swan Settles in Washington Territory and Comes to Terms with Its Forests James Swan, The Northwest Coast; or Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory (New York: Harper & Brothers, ), p.

32, These selections reveal some of the white settlers' reactions to the region's forests.InJames Swan took up residence in what we now know as Willapa Bay on the southwest coast of Washington State. In his book The Northwest Coast, Swan described the birds he observed on the bay: “white and black swans, white geese, Canada geese, brant, Sheldrake, cormorants, loon, mallard ducks, red-head, gray, and canvas-back ducks, teal, curlew, snipe, plover (maybe an ancestor of this.