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The Trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853) a History of Its Acquisitions and Settlement, Goodwin, Cardinal
1 Goodwin, Cardinal The Trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853) a History of Its Acquisitions and Settlement
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1922 1st Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Maps 
Dark blue cloth covered boards show small ding on front board, reference library markings on front end papers and page edges. There appears to be a page missing following copyright page. Some water staining to edges of tipped in maps, light possible evidence of water damage to page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Fold-out map bound in at page 248, double page map showing population distribution west of the Mississippi in 1850, tipped in between pages 456-7, double page showing land acquired by the US, tipped in between pages 504-505. ; Ex-Library; 8.40 X 5.70 X 1.40 inches; 528 pages; The chapters are titled as follows; - I. The Purchase of Louisiana; II. American Explorations West of the Mississippi, 1804-1822; III. The Settlement of the Louisiana Purchase and the Adjustment of Boundaries to 1821; IV. The American Fur Trade and Commerce in the West; V. The American Occupation of Texas; VI. Early Claims to Oregon; VII. Later Explorations West of the Mississippi; VIII. Early American Settlement of Iowa and Minnesota; IX. The Settlement of Oregon Country; X. The Acquisition; XI. Oregon Diplomacy Through 1846; XII. The Settlement of the Great Salt Lake Basin; XIII. The Settlement of California; XIV. The Mexican Cession. Footnotes throughout and Index 
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