By Robert F. Jones

The younger clerk recounts existence and manners within the components the place he lived and labored: the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Russian Alaska, and Spanish dominions in California and Mexico.

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5'46dc2093-2067 CIP Printed in the United States of America Page v For Ann and Chris, Rob, Ken and Kathy, Tim, and Bill helpers always Page vii Contents List of Illustrations ix Introduction 1 Editorial Procedures & Guidelines 25 1. The Voyage Out 27 2. Hawaiian Stopover 65 3. Astoria, 9 May 1812-25 August 1813 87 4. Astoria, 26 August 1813-26 March 1814 119 5. Alaska, California, and the Return Home 153 Appendix A 181 Appendix B 201 Bibliography 209 Index 215 Illustrations following page 86. Page ix List of Illustrations John Jacob Astor, by Gilbert Stuart.

15. "Notarial Certificate, January 12, 1818, John C. S. Dept. of State, Message from the President of the United States. . : Gales & Seaton, 1823), pp. , 9, No. ], The Old Merchants of New York, 5 vols. (New York: Carlton, 1863), I, 305,308. 16. City Directory, 1828. 17. Washington Irving, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, edd. Robert A. Rees and Alan Sandy (Boston: Twayne, 1977), pp. xxxv-xxxix. 18. Washington Irving, Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains, ed.

Hoffman, Hoffman Genealogy, p. 234. 15. "Notarial Certificate, January 12, 1818, John C. S. Dept. of State, Message from the President of the United States. . : Gales & Seaton, 1823), pp. , 9, No. ], The Old Merchants of New York, 5 vols. (New York: Carlton, 1863), I, 305,308. 16. City Directory, 1828. 17. Washington Irving, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, edd. Robert A. Rees and Alan Sandy (Boston: Twayne, 1977), pp. xxxv-xxxix. 18. Washington Irving, Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains, ed.

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