John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire : A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and SurvivalBook - 2014
Documents the 1810 to 1813 expedition, financed by millionaire John Jacob Astor and encouraged by Thomas Jefferson, to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 978.02 STA NVD
Characteristics: xv, 366 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm