STOP Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in the World This article is one of nearly 500,000 scholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by JSTOR. Known as the Early Journal Content, this set of works include research articles, news, letters, and other writings published in more than 200 of the oldest leading academic journals. The works date from the mid-seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries. We encourage people to read and share the Early Journal Content openly and to tell others that this resource exists. People may post this content online or redistribute in any way for non-commercial purposes. Read more about Early Journal Content at http://about.jstor.org/participate-jstor/individuals/early- journal-content . JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico. For more information about JSTOR, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Principal Articles in the Washington Historical Quarterly VOLUME VIII. Reminiscences of a Pioneer Woman Elizabeth Ann Coono First Immigrants to Cross the Cascades David Longmlre Pioneer Dead of 1916 Edith G. Prosch Pioneer Reminscences Thomas B. Beall Washington's War Governor William Pickering Chief Sluskln's True Narrative Lucullus V. McWhorter Washington Forts of the Fur Trade Regime O. B. Sperlin Earl Records of the University of Washington Edmond S. Meany The Spanish Settlement at Nootka F. W. Howay The Pioneers and Patriotism Hazard Stevens David Thompson's Journeys in the Spokane Country T. C. Elliott A Record of the San Poll Indians R. D. Gwydlr Pioneer Reminiscences Oscar Canfield Washington Geographic Names Edmond S. Meany VOLUME IX. Alaska Whaling Clarence L. Andrews David Thompson's Journeys in the Spokane Country T. C Elliott Washington War History Committees Henry Suzzallo Origin of Washington Geographic Names Edmond S. Meany Dog's Hair Blankets of the Coast Salish F. W. Howay Archibald McDonald: Biography and Genealogy William S. Lewis Evolution of an Indian Hero in France Charles M. Buchanan Bibliography of Isaac I. Stevens Rose M. Boening The Salmon of Alaska Clarence L. Andrews Western Spruce and the War ' Edmond S. Meany Slavery Among the Indians of Northwest America H. F. Hunt DOCUMENTS PRINTED. VOLUMES I.- VIII. Diary of John E. Howell, an Emigrant of 1845. Old Letters from Officials of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1S29-40. Journal of William Fraser Tolmle, April 30 to May 11, 1833. Journal of John Work, November and December, 1824; and June, 1825, to September 15, 1826. A New Vancouver Journal. Journal of Occurrences at Nisqually House. Diary of Colonel and Mrs. Isaac N. Ebey. Also shorter documents relating to the first attempt to ascend Mount Rainier, Beginnings of the Lake Washington Canal, Chief Leschi, Indian troubles, Beginning of the San Juan dispute. Establishing of the Navy Yard, Puget Sound, Transfer of Alaska to the United States, the Secret Mission of Warre and Vavasour and the Attitude of the Hudson's Bay Company during the Indian War of 1855-56. The Washington Historical Quarterly is published by the Washington University State Historical Society. It has taken as its field the history of the Pacific Northwest. It is issued quarterly with title page and index in the last number of each volume; it is also Indexed in The Magazine Subject Index. The current subscription price is $2.00 per year, or $.75 each for single copies. 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The book will be found valuable for a compara- tive study with the present constitu- tion. <][ Those who have suggested names of places to the United States Geograph- ic Board will find an important series of decisions in this issue of the Quar- terly. <I The spirit of co-operation among the workers in history in the Pacific Northwest is revealed by aid received from George H. Hines of the Oregon Historical Society, W. P. Bonner of the Washington State Historical So- ciety and William S. Lewis and Jacob A. Meyers of the Eastern Washington State Historical Society. <J Harry B. McElroy, of Olympia, has contributed another sheaf of historic manuscripts to the Library of the University of Washington. Others are invited to investigate the growing im- portance of this part of the Library.