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Summary speech

REMARKS:Published version of speech by Joseph Lane, delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives on 2 April 1856, concerning the cause of the Rogue River Indian War. Lane counters statements by General Wool that the war was instigated by whites. He states that the war was initiated entirely by native inhabitants of both Oregon and Washington territories.; This publication includes as a Note, a speech by Governor Isaac Stevens of Washington Territory to the Legislative Assembly of that Territory. Stevens' speech concerns the causes and prosecution of the Indian war in Washington Territory.
Object Name speech
Author Joseph Lane
Subjects Rogue River Indian War
Washington Territory
Oregon Territory
Fort Lane
Major Lupton
General Wool
A.J. Smith
Isaac Stevens
Nez Perce
Title Speech of the Hon. Joseph Lane, of Oregon, on the Suppression of Indian Hostilities in Oregon
Published Date 1856
Catalog Number L.991.3.147