Author:Overton Johnson

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Overton Johnson

Oregon pioneer. Returned to Indiana from a 1843 trip to the west with William H. Winter and wrote of their travels, with a focus on Marcus Whitman. Served for a few months in 1844 as Recorder for Oregon.


(republished in the Oregon Historical Quarterly):

Note: According to a 1932 review of a Princeton University Press edition, material published in that later edition included further chapters, notably concerning Marcus Whitman's trial by local Indians, prior to the Whitman Massacre.

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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