Alexander Ross

(1783—1856) fur trader and author

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(1783–1856), Scottish-born fur trader in Canada and the Columbia River country whose writings of historical importance include Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River (1849), The Fur Hunters of the Far West (1855), and The Red River Settlement (1856).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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