Peoria Party

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Designa-se por Peoria Party um grupo de homens que partiu de Peoria, no estado de Illinois, Estados Unidos, em 1 de maio de 1839 com o intuito de colonizar o Oregon Country para os Estados Unidos e expulsar as empresas inglesas de comércio de peles que aí se tinham instalado. Os homens da Peoria Party encontram-se entre os primeiros pioneiros da América a seguir para oeste pelo Oregon Trail.

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  • Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of Oregon, 2 volumes. San Francisco: The History Company, 1886.
  • Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of the Pacific States of North America, 2 volumes. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft & Company, 1884.
  • Clarke, Samuel A.. Pioneer Days of Oregon History, 2 volumes. Portland, Oregon: J.K. Gill Company, 1905.
  • Corning, Howard M., editor. Dictionary of Oregon History. Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1956.
  • Dobbs, Caroline C. Men of Champoeg. 1932. Reprint Cottage Grove, Oregon: Emerald Valley Craftsmen, 1975.
  • Evans, Elwood. History of the Pacific Northwest: Oregon and Washington, 2 volumes. Portland, Oregon: North Pacific History Company, 1889.
  • Farnham, Thomas J. Travels in the Great Western Prairies. New York: Greely & McElrath, 1843. Copyright 1977 by Rodney R. McCallum, Monroe, Oregon.
  • Fletcher, Randol B. "Oregon or the Grave" Columbia Magazine, Washington Historical Society, Tacoma, WA. Winter 2006.
  • Holman, Joseph. “Short Biography of Joseph Holman”. Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society, volume 4, pages 392-394, 1903.
  • Mockford, Stuart B., editor. “Jason Lee’s Peoria Speech.” Oregon Historical Quarterly, volume 59, pages 19–26, 1958.
  • Scott, Harvey W. History of the Oregon Country (The account of Amos Cook), 6 volumes compiled by Leslie M. Scott. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1924.
  • Scott, Jessie. “Discord Among the Pioneers”. Oregon Journal, page 36. Portland, Oregon: June 18, 1939.
  • Shortess, Robert. “First Emigrants to Oregon”. Transactions of the Oregon Pioneer Association, pages 92–107. Portland, Oregon: George H. Himes & Company, 1897. Shortess’s narrative is the best first person account of the Peoria Party – RBF.
  • Smith, Sidney. Diary of Sidney Smith, 1839. Unpublished manuscript in the Oregon Collection of the University of Oregon library.