56. MARSHALL, William I. Acquisition of Oregon and the Long Suppressed Evidence about Marcus Whitman. Seattle, 1911.  450 pp., frontispiece portrait of author + 368 pp. 2 vols., green cloth. Very fine.
Second and best edition (a much abbreviated version was published in 1905). Graff 2691. Howes M322. Smith 6555. Tweney, Washington 89 #48: “Probably the most thorough attempt ever made to expose the myth that Whitman saved Oregon... Essential to any complete library dealing with the history of Oregon.” ($400-800)
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