The Claims to the Oregon Territory Considered

THOM, Adam.
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1844.
First edition. [i-iv], [1]-44 pp.
Octavo, stitched leaves. Fine.

Thom (1820-1890) was born and educated as a lawyer in Scotland, then went to Canada, where he alienated anyone French in his several capacities of teacher, newspaper editor, government commissioner, and magistrate. The present treatise is an argument against the American claims to the west coast areas under dispute. "To shew, from materials furnished by the Americans themselves, [Greenhow's Memoir] that the claim of Great Britain to the Oregon territory is superior to theirs" . [Howes T161(aa). Smith 95370].

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