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Discoveries of the Russians from Kamtchatka–Voyages of Bering and Tchirikof to the Arctic Sea and to the American Continent, 129 – Establishments of the Russian Fur Traders in the Aleutian Islands, 135 – Voyages of Synd, Krenitzin, and Levashef, 137 – First Voyage from Kamtchatka to China, o by Polish Exiles under Benyowsky, 138—General Inaccuracy of the Ideas of the Russians respecting the Geography of the northernmost Coasts of the Pacific, before 1779, 139.

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Great Britain obtains Possession of Canada, 140—Journey of Carver to the Upper Mississippi, 141 – First Mention of the Oregon River, 142—Inaccuracy of Carver's Statements 144 Journeys of Hearne through the Regions west of Hudson's Bay, 145 Voyage o Captain Cook to the North Pacific, 147 – His important Discoveries in that Quarter, and Death, 157— Return of his Ships to Europe; Occurrences at Canton during their Stay in that Port, 158.

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Commercial Results of Cook's Discoveries, 160— Settlements of the Russians in America, 161 –Scheme of Ledyard for the Trade of the North Pacific, 162–Voyage of La Pérouse, 163— Direct Trade between the American Coasts and Canton commenced, 165–Voyages of the English Fur Traders— Re-discovery of the Strait of Fuca, 171 – Voyage, of Meares, who endeavors to find a great River described by the Spaniards, 175— First Voyages from the United States to i. South Pacific, and to Canton, 179– Voy e of the §: and Washington, under Kendrick and Gray, from Boston to the North Pacinc, 18U.

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Uneasiness of the Spanish Government at the Proceedings of the Fur Traders in the North Pacific, 183–Voyages of Observation by Martinez and Haro to the Russian American Settlements, 185— Remonstrances of the Court of Madrid to that of St. Petersburg, against the alleged Encroachments of the latter Power, 186-Martinez and Haro sent by the Viceroy of Mexico to take Possession of Nootka Sound, 187— Claims of Spain examined, 188 – Seizure of British and other Vessels at Nootka by Martinez, 191 — Captain Gray, in the Washington, explores the East Coast of Queen Charlotte's island, and enters the Strait of Fuca, 199— Kendrick, in the Washington, passes through the Strait of Fuca— Return of the Columbia to the United States, 200.

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Controversy between Great Britain and Spain respecting the North-West Coasts of America and the Navigation of the Pacific, 202– The Owners of the Vessels seized at Nootka apply for Redress to the British Government, which demands Satisfaction for the alleged trages, 203—Spain resists the Demand, and calls on France for Aid, agreeably to the xwl , contents.

Family Compact, 207–Proceedings in the National Assembly of France on the Subject, 208 – Spain engages to indemnify the British for the Property seized, 205–Further Demands of Great Britain — Designs of Pitt against Spanish America, 206 – Secret Mediation of France, through which the Dispute is settled, 209–Convention of October, 1790, called the Nootka Treaty, 210–Proceedings in Parliament, and Reflections on this Convention, 211.

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Vancouver sent by the British Government to explore the Coasts of America, and receive Possession of Lands and Buildings agreeably to the Convention with Spain, 216 - Passage of the Washington, under Kendrick, through the Strait of Fuca, in 1789, 218–Nootka reoccupied by the Spaniards, 220–Voyages of Fidalgo, Quimper, Elisa, Billings, Marchand, and Malaspina, 221 – Voyages of the American Fur Traders, Gray, Ingraham, and Kendrick, 224-Discovery of the Washington Islands by Ingraham, 226.

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Vancouver and Broughton arrive on the American Coasts in 1792, and meet with Gray, who informs them of his Discovery of the Columbia River, 23.3— The Strait of Fuca surveyed by Vancouver, Galiano, and Valdes, 238 – Negotiations between Vancouver and Quadra at Nootka, 243 – Vancouver's injustice to the Americans, 244, 248,256 — Broughton's Examination of the Lower Part of the Columbia River, 247 – Vancouver's Proceedings at the Sandwich lslands, 249 — He completes the Survey of the North-West Coasts of Americaand returns to England, 255 — The Spaniards abandon Nootka, 257 – Conclusions with Regard to the Dispute between Great Britain and Spain, and the Convention of 1790, 258.

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Establishment of the North-West Fur Trading Company of Montreal, in 1784,261 – Expeditions of Mackenzie to the Arctic Sea and to the Pacific Coast, 263 – The Trade between the North Pacific Coasts of America and Canton conducted almost exclusively by Vessels of the United States from 1796 to 1314, 266 – Establishment of the Russian American Company, 269 – Its Settlements and Factories on the American Coasts, 270 – Expedition of Krusenstern through the North Pacific, 272 – Proposition of the Russian Government to that of the United States, with Regard to the Trade of the North Pacific, 275.

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Cession of Louisiana by France to the United States, 276 – Inquiries as to the true Foxtent of Louisiana, 277 Erroneous Supposition that its Limits towards the North had been fixed by Commissaries agreeably to the Treaty of Utrecht, 231 — President Jefferson sends Lewis and Clarke to examine the Missouri and Columbia, 284–Account of their Expedition from the Mississippi to the Pacific, 285.

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First Establishments of the North-West Company in the Countries north of the Columbia, 290—Pacific Fur Company formed at New York, 292— Plan of its Founder, 293 – First Expedition from New York in the Tonquin, 295 – Foundation of Astoria near the Mouth of the Columbia River, 296 — March of the Party under Hunt and Crooks across the Continent, 298 — Arrival of the Beaver in the Columbia, 299 – Destruction of the 'I'onuin by the Savages, 300—War between the United States and Great Britain fatal to the terprise, 301 – Establishments of the Pacific Company sold to the North-West Company, 303–Astoria taken by the British, 304—Dissolution of the Pacific Company, 305.

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Restitution of Astoria to the United States by Great Britain, agreeably to the Treaty of Ghent, 309–Alleged Reservation of Rights on the Part of Great Britain, 310–First Ne#. between the Governments of Great Britain and the United States respecting the

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those Territories, 314—Florida Treaty between Spain and the United States, by which the Latter acquires the Title of Spain to the North-West Coasts, 315 –Colonel Long's exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, 322—Disputes between the British NorthWest and Hudson's Bay Companiés, 324—Union of those Bodies — Act of Parliament extending the Jurisdiction of the Canada Courts to the Pacific Countries, 325 — Russian Establishments on the North Pacific, 327—Expeditions in Search of Northern Passages between the Atlantic and the Pacific, 326–1)eath of Tamahamaha, and Introduction of Christianity into the Sandwich Islands, 329.

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Bill reported by a Committee of the House of Representatives of the United States, for the Occupation of the Columbia River, 331 — Ukase of the Emperor of Russia, with Regard to the North Pacific Coasts, 332— Negotiations between the Governments of Great Britain, Russia, and the United States, 335— Conventions between the United States and Russia and between Great Britain and Russia, 341 — Further Negotiations between the United States and Great Britain relative to the North-West Coasts, 344–lndefinite Extension of the Arrangement for the joint Occupancy of the Territories west of the Rocky Mountains, by the British and to: Americans, 354.

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Few Citizens of the United States in the Countries west of the Rocky Mountains between 1313 and 1823, 356—Trading Expeditions of Ashley, Sublette, Smith, Pilcher, Pattie, Bonneville, and Wyeth, 357 – Missionaries from the United States form Establishments on the Columbia,360–First Printing Press set up in Oregon, 361--Opposition of the Hudson's Bay Company to the Americans; how exerted, 359–Controversy, between the United States and Russia, 362–Dispute between the Hudson's Bay and the Russian American Companies; how terminated, 363–California, 365–Capture of Monterey by Commodore Jones, 368 – The Sandwich Islands, 369–Proceedings of the Missionaries, 570 – Expulsion of the Catholic Priests, and their Reinstatement by a French Force, 372—The Sandwich Islands temporarily occupied by the British, 374—Exploring Expedition of the Americans under Wilkes, 375.

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