John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire : A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and SurvivalBook - 2014
From Library Staff
Eileen says: "John Jacob Astor dreamed of a trading empire based on the Columbia River. President Jefferson hoped for a sister democracy to grow on the Pacific Coast. Two groups of men risked their lives on land and sea to make it happen. A riveting piece of history!"