Report : Memorial of R. Buchanan.  U.S. government has used his patented portable boat, without a license, in the Rogue River, Coeur d'Alene, Spokane, and other Indian wars; invented during the Indian war of 1856 in Oregon and California.
Johnson's Bibliographic Reference
Serial Set Citation
California - Depredations and Hostilities * Claims and Pensions, Indian War - Coeur d'Alene * Claims and Pensions, Indian War - Rogue River War * Claims and Pensions, Indian War - Spokane * Oregon - Depredations and Hostilities
Congressional Document Number
H.R. Rep. No. 187, 44th Cong., 2nd Sess. (1877)
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