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FIFTY YEARS IN OREGON

EXPERIENCES, OBSERVATIONS, AND COMMENTARIES UPON MEN, MEASURES, AND CUSTOMS IN PIONEER DAYS AND LATER TIMES

BY

T. T. GEER

Formerly Governor of Oregon, and one of her native sons

THE NEALE PUBLISHING COMPANY

440 FOURTH AVENUE, NEW YORK

MCMXVI

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COPYRIGHT, 1912, BY

THE NEALE PUBLISHING COMPANY


First printing, April, 1912.

Second printing, January, 1916.

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TO MY BELOVED WIFE

ISABELLE

THIS BOOK IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

bulletFACING PAGE
bulletPortrait of T. T. Geer Frontispiece'
bulletLarch Trees Average Height 200 Feet Forests of Oregon... 50
bulletState Capitol, Salem, East Front 72
bulletMt. Adams, Five Miles in the Distance 120
bulletF. "K. Matthieu, George H. Himes, Secretary of the Oregon State Historical Society, and the Author, May 2, 1900, Locating the Site of the Famous Meeting at Champoeg on May 2, 1843 188
bulletDedicating Champoeg Monument, May 2, 1901, F. X, Matthieu Holding the Flag 200
bulletWallowa Lake as It Appeared in August, 1875 280
bulletFarm Scene in Oregon 412
bulletCartoon by Homer Davenport Sent to the Author From New York When He was Elected Governor in June, 1898, Never Before Published 448
bulletCrossing Crater Lake to "Wizard Island" in August, 1902 488
bulletScene in Hood River Valley. Mt. Hood Twenty Miles Away.. 512
bulletThe Author and His Wife on the Summit of Mt. Adams, July 26, 1902, 13,000 Feet Above Sea Level 518
bulletAscending Mt. Adams 530

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