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Ewing Young Bibliography

 This is a list of references we have compiled for those interested in learning more about Ewing Young.

NATIVE AMERICANS IN NORTHERN WILLAMETTE VALLEY 

Beckham, Stephen Dow; The Indians of Western Oregon, This Land was. Theirs, Aarago Books, 1977. 

Clarke, S.A.; Pioneer Days of Oregon History, Vol 1, J.K. Gill, Portland, 1905. 

Clark, Malcolm; The Eden Seekers, Houghton Mifflin, 1987, p.95. 

Edwards, P.L; Sketch of the Oregon Territory. Liberty, Missouri Herald Office, 1842 p.19. 

Mackey, Harold; Indians of the Willamette Valley, Monmouth OR. 1968. 

Gibbs-Starling Map of 1851, "Sketch of Wallamette Valley showing purchases and reservations made by the board of commissioners appointed to treat with the Indians of Oregon." 

Galschet, Albert S.; The Kalapuya People, 1899. 

CHAMPOEG 

Atherton, John H; * Excavations at Champoeg, Oregon", 1974 Mimeographed report from archeological investigations in 1974. Brauner, Dr. David; Presentation on tape presented at Champoeg Park, 1992.

Dobbs, Caroline; Men of Champoeg, Metropolitan Press, Portland, 1932. 

Hussey, J.A.; Champoeg. Place of Transition, Oregon Historical Society, 1967. 

Munnick, Harriet; "The Prairie that Slacum Saw" Marion County Historical Society, Vol.9, p. 25-32 , map p. 26. 

Speulda, LouAnn; "Champoeg, A Perspective of a Frontier Community 1830-1861" Anthropology Northwest#3, Department of Anthropology, OSU, Corvallis, 1988. 

Holmes, Kenneth L.; Ewing Young, Master Trapper, Bintords and Mort, Portland Oregon, 1967.

Dillon, Richard;- The Siskiyou Trail McGraw Hill, 1975.

Powell, Fred W. editor, Hall J. Kelley on Oregon, Princeton University Press, 1932. 

Larkin Thomas O., "Letter to Abiel Stearns, Aug 5. 1834," Bancroft Library, Vallejo Collection, V. 31 pt.2 doc113 383-386.

Victor, Frances Fuller; "Hall J. Kelley" Oregon Historical Quarterly Vol 2, pp. 386-393. 

EWING YOUNG IN WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OREGON TERRITORY 

Bancroft, Hubert Howe; History of Oregon, Volume I, 1834-1848. 

Boag, Peter G; Environment and Experience. Settlement Culture in 19th Century Oregon , University of California, 1984. 

Carey, Charles Henry; History of Oregon, Vol. 1, Pioneer Historical Publishing Co., 1922. 

Chapman, Charles H; The Story of Oregon and it's People, Chicago, O.P. Barnes, 1909.

Clarke, S.A; Pioneer Days of Oregon History, Vol 1, Portland, Oregon. J.K. Gill, 1905.

Clark, Malcom H. Jr.; Research papers for Eden Seekers, Oregon Historical Society Mss. 2031, Box 1, 4, 5. 

Hines, Gustavus; Wild Life in Oregon, Hurst and Co., New York, 1881 pp.410-427.

Lyman, Horace S.; History of Oregon. The Growth of an American State, North Pacific Publishing Co. NY, 1903. 

Thwaites, Reuben Gold LLD; _Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Arthur H. Clark. Cleveland, Ohio, 1907.

Wilkes, Charles, Narrative of the United States Exploring Expeditions.

EWING YOUNG'S INVOLVEMENT WITH HUDSON'S BAY CO. 

Fogdall, Alberta Brooks; Royal Family of the Columbia, Binford and Mort, 1984.

Montgomery, Richard G; The White Headed Eagle, Macmillan, 1935.

Rich, E.E. , editor, The Letters of John McLoughlin from Fort Vancouver, London: HBRS, 1941 p. 127 (Ewing Young, B.223/b/10,10.31)

Gov. Jose Figueroa to John McLoughlin for Mission Santa Clara, September 9, 1834. Letter declaring Ewing Young a horse-thief. 

Hudson's Bay Co Provincial Archives; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 

Documents referring to Ewing Young dated from 1837 to 1840. Arch.B. 223/6/17. to. 36; Arc.B223/b/24/ fo. 20d., Arch. B.223/b/24, fo. 49d.; Arch. B.223/b/24, fo.54d.; Arch. B.223/b/27, fo. 8d.;Arch. B.223/b/27, fo. 25d.; Arch. B.223/6/27, fo.35d; Arch. B.223/b/27, fo. 43d.; Arch. B.223/6/27, fo. 46; Arch. B.223/b/27, fos. 460.-47; Arch. B/223/b/27, fo.64-64d.; 


JASON LEE'S MISSION INVOLVMENT IN WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND INTERACTION WITH EWING YOUNG 

Allen, Miss A.J; Ten Years in Oregon, 1848. 

Chapman , The Story of Oregon, 1909.

Clark, Malcom Jr.; The Eden Seekers, Houghton Mifflin, 1981.

Lowenberg, Robert J; Equality on the Oregon Frontier Jason Lee and the Methodist Mission, University of Washington Press, Seattle Washington, 1976.

DISTILLERY ISSUE 

Lee, Daniel; Ten Years in Oregon, New York, 1844.

Lyman, Horace S.; History of Oregon. The Growth of an American State, North Pacific Publishing Co. NY, 1903. , Vol 3, pp174-180.

"Methodist Mission Papers" Mss. 1224, Oregon Historical Society. 

WILLAMETTE CATTLE COMPANY Bancroft, Hubert Howe; Bancroft History of Oregon, Vol 1, 1834-1848, Bancroft Library, pp. 139-153.

Cleland, Robert Glass; This Reckless Breed of Men, Knopf, N.Y. 1963.

Dobbs, Carolyn C. Men of Champoeg, Metropolitan Press, Portland, 1932. 

*Willamette Cattle Company agreement", original copy, Oregon State Archives doc.406, pre-territorial documents. 

Original documents, Oregon Historical Society Mss. 500 

"Original Receipts for Cattle 

Bancroft Library, Vallejo Collection IV#244 

(in Spanish) 

Edwards, Philip Leget; Diary of Cattle Drive from California 1837. 

Clarke, S.A.; Pioneer Days of Oregon History, J.K.Gill, Portland, 1909, Vol 1, pp146-153. 

"Letter from P.L. Edwards from Loriot" Christian Advocate and Journal, June 9, 1937, p.166. 

"Ewing. Young to His Excellency Gov. of the State of Upper California' San Francisco, March 10, 1837. Bancroft Library, Vallejo Collection, F7 30. Letter requesting permission to purchase cattle for Willamette Cattle Co. (signed, " am your Excellency's Hmble & Obdent Servt, Ewing Young).

MINORITIES INVOLVED WITH EWING YOUNG 

Allen, Miss A J; Ten Years in Oregon Travels and Adventures of Dr. Elijah White and Lady, Mac, Andrus, and Co. New York, 1848. 

"Negro Pioneers, Their Page in Oregon History" Oregon Native Son V.1 Jan. 1990, p.432-434.

White, Elijah; A Consise View of Oregon, Washington D.C.., 1846 p. 32-33.

"Chief Factor John McLoughlin to George Pelly, Sandwich Islands, dated Fort Vancouver, 11 November 1839" Hudson's Bay Company Archives. B.223/b/24, do.54d.

VISITORS. TO EWING YOUNG'S RANCHO IN CHEHEHALEM VALLEY 

Farnham, Thomas J.; Travels on the Great Western Prairie. Rocky Mountains, Etc. 1843 pp. 95, 176-177.

Hussey,J.A.; Champoeg. Place of Transition, Oregon Historical Society, 1967 pp8, 67-68.

Lyman, Horace S.; History of Oregon. The Growth of an American State, North Pacific Publishing Co. NY, 1903. 

Wilkes, Charles, Narratives of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, Philadelphia, 1845, Vol.IV pp 358-360.

Slacum, William; "Report to 25th Congress, 2nd Session" 1838, Document 470 , Huntington Library 58909-24. 

EWING YOUNG'S PERSONAL ENTERPRISES AND ESTATE IN WILLAMETTE VALLEY 

*Articles of Agreement entered into by Ewing Young and P.L. Edwards, as agents for themselves and Wm.Slacum, Daniel Lee and Cyrus Shepard" March 24, 1838 Oregon State Archives, Pre-territorial manuscript 12195.

Original "Registaer" Accounts Book, Oregon Historical Society Mss.499B.

Original "Daybook" records are in the Oregon State Archives. Copies of pages are in microfiche at the Archives, as well. 

Calbraeth, Helen; Original document, Oregon Historical Society, Mss.1027.

Young, Frederick G; "Ewing Young and His Estate" Oregon Historical Quarterly XXI Sept. 1920.

"Depositions in the case: Joaqauin Young vs. Territory of Oregon" Bancroft Library Original documents P.A. 317 pp.8,9,10, 12,13, 14, 16, 18 Contain testimonies of Barbara Slover, John Rowland, and Raphael Sanches.

Clark, Malcom; The Eden Seekers, Houghton Mifflin, 1981 P282.

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