James G. Swan; Author Botanist, Indian Agent - WA Teritory 1850s
Location: Western Washington
posted 2 years ago
Here are the two published works of James Swan who has one of the first and most detailed accounts of life in the Coastal Northwest. Highly recomended for anyone interested in the history, culture, or ecology of the region. He picks up and elaborates on some interesting details including process. Ever wonder how bracken was prepared? How whale oil was stored? Details details.
The Northwest Coast; or three years residence in Washington Territory (1857)