Lecture by Henry Spalding, titled "Early Oregon Missions: Their Importance in Securing the Country to Americans," part 1, February 9, 1866
Spalding, Henry Harmon, 1803-1874
February 9, 1866
Lecture by Henry Spalding, titled "The Whitman Massacre," published February 9, 1866 in the Walla Walla Statesman. This is the first lecture in a series of nine, in which Spalding lays out what became known as the Whitman Saved Oregon story or myth. The lectures were first published in the San Francisco Pacific in 1865.
Whitman College and Northwest Archives, Spalding Family Collection, WCMss103, Box 10, Folder 14