Portland, Oregon, its history and builders : in connection with the antecedent explorations, discoveries, and movements of the pioneers that selected the site for the great city of the Pacific
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Portland, Oregon, its history and builders : in connection with the antecedent explorations, discoveries, and movements of the pioneers that selected the site for the great city of the Pacific

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i.it>nMnii-oNYKL MCSCMni^n23 3433 08182234\"»>.,A^.^^m-.raiaV^nnn. PORTLANDOREGONITS HISTORY AND BUILDERSWITHIN CONNECTIONANTECEDENT DISCOVERIESTHE EXPLORATIONS,AND MOVEMENTS OF THE PIONEERS THATSELECTED THE SITE FOR THEGREAT CITY OF THE PACIFICJOSEPH GASTONBymiixsttatthIIIVOLUME—CHICAGO PORTLANDCLARKE PUBLISHING CO.THE S. J.a1911105963AAMDLENtXASTOP.ILDSN FOUNDATIONSi•as LR-'I"TTON-;-^^*^m>f^MACLEAYDONALDBIOGRAPHICALDONALD MACLEAY.Donald and honored wasmerchant, financier,Macleay, philanthropist citizen,in Heborn at Ross-shire, Scotland, was educatedLeckmelm, August, 1834.a tutor and in the of his native town.under At sixteenacademyprivate yearsa financial reverse to theof to he went with hisfamily fortune,age, owing parentsfarm nearto on a of Mr.Canada, Melbourne, provincesettling Quebec. Macleayat of whenhis business career he entered into atwenty yearsbegan age partner-with K. a merchant of a man of excellent businessFoster, Richmond,ship Georgewho had much to do with the character of hiscapacity, molding young partner.In Mr. went to where he met William withCalifornia,1859 Macleay Corbitt,whom he in the wholesole and commission business inengaged grocery, shippingin 1866 under the firm name of Corbitt &Portland Their efforts wereMacleay.the businessrewarded almost immediate so thatsuccess,by growing rapidly byhad become one of the firms of the northwest. With one1870 they leading excep-were the first of wheat from to ...

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i.it>nMnii-oNYKL MCSCMni^n 23 3433 08182234 \ "»>.,A^. ^^m-.raiaV^ n nn. PORTLAND OREGON ITS HISTORY AND BUILDERS WITHIN CONNECTION ANTECEDENT DISCOVERIESTHE EXPLORATIONS, AND MOVEMENTS OF THE PIONEERS THAT SELECTED THE SITE FOR THE GREAT CITY OF THE PACIFIC JOSEPH GASTONBy miixsttatth IIIVOLUME —CHICAGO PORTLAND CLARKE PUBLISHING CO.THE S. J. a1911 105963A AMDLENtXASTOP. ILDSN FOUNDATIONS i•as LR -'I "TTON-;-^ ^* ^m >f^ MACLEAYDONALD