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William Slacum’s Chart of the Columbia River 1837

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , October 14th, 2018

As a spy in the Oregon Territory, and a Navy man, William A. Slacum was tasked with documenting the possessions of the British, but he also worked extensively…

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Lt. William A. Slacum, United States Spy in the Oregon Territory, & Chief Slacum of the Clowewalla

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , June 19th, 2018

Lt. William A. Slacum, a Navy purser, was sent by the President, through the Department of State, as a special investigator to the Oregon Territory to investigate the…