The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912, Volume 2

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S.J. Clarke publishing Company, 1912 - Oregon

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Page 36 - It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishment the scroll, I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
Page 85 - He is also a member of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.
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