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Marcus Whitman
American Presbyterian missionary to the Oregon Country; was widely, but inaccurately, credited with "saving" Oregon to the United States; murder of him, his wife, and several others in 1847 sparked the Cayuse War.
Marcus Whitman


Works about WhitmanEdit

41st U.S. Congress: Senate Executive Document No. 37:

In The Californian (1880s magazine):

  • Oregonian (unsigned editorial on 50th anniversary of assassination) (external scan) (1897)
  • "Whitman Day" feature piece, Oregonian (1897) (external scan)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.