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PORTLAND

OREGON

IT'S HISTORY AND BUILDERS

IN CONNECTION WITH

THE ANTECEDENT EXPLORATIONS, DISCOVERIES

AND MOVEMENTS OF THE PIONEERS THAT

SELECTED THE SITE FOR THE

 

GREAT CITY OF THE PACIFIC

by JOSEPH GASTON

Illustrated

VOLUME I

 

Chicago--Portland

THE S. J. CLARKE PUBLISHING CO.

1911

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CHAPTER XI.

1847-1851.

The Townsite — Proprietors Map of the Claims — First Preachers — Gold Discovered in California — Teachers, Doctors and Lawyers — First Steamboats and Builders — First Stores and Shops — First Saw Mill — List of Those Persons Living Here in 1852 — List of Old Pioneers Now Living (Nov. 10th, 1910).

CHAPTER XII.

1850—1868.

The First —The First Wagon Road—The First City Election—Land Titles, and Litigation Thereon—Judges Matthew P. Deady and George H. Williams Decide the Laws Made by the Provisional Government Are Binding—The Public Levee—General Condition of the Country in 1856, by H. W. Scott, of the Advisory Board.