souvenir of the seventy-second anniversary of the organization of the first American civil government west of the Rocky Mountains

Joseph L. Meek at Champoeg, May 2, 1843 -- Biographical sketch [and portrait] of Joseph L. Meek] -- Public meeting at Champooick [i.e. Champoeg], May 2, 1843 : [minutes] / attest[ed by] G.W. Le Breton -- Names of persons who voted in favor of the organization of the Provisional Government at Champoeg, May 2, 1843 -- States or countries represented -- French settles who voted against the organization of the Provisional Government at Champoeg, May 2, 1843 -- The beautiful Willamette : [a poem] / by Sam L. Simpson -- [Biography of Sam L. Simpson] -- [About] the Oregon Historical Society., Title from PDF cover (viewed on April 13, 2017)., This archived document is maintained by the Oregon State Library as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. It is for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes., Mode of access: Internet from the Oregon Government Publications Collection., "Oregon Country" was claimed by both the United States and Great Britain, and a treaty of joint occupancy was signed in 1818. American settlers established a provisional government in 1843 in a series of public meetings at Champoeg along the Willamette River. The provisional government was replaced by a territorial government when Oregon became a United States territory in 1848. Champoeg was obliterated by a flood December 2, 1861 and was never rebuilt., Text in English.
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This archived document is maintained by the State Library of Oregon as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. It is for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes.