Astoria sentence example

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  • In 1811 he founded at the mouth of the Columbia river a settlement named after him Astoria, which was intended to serve as the central depot; but two years later the settlement was seized and occupied by the English.

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  • The incidents of this undertaking are the theme of Washington Irving's Astoria.

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  • During the winter of 1848-1849 his health failed, and on the 12th of August 1849, at the home of his daughter in Astoria, Long Island, he passed peacefully away.

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  • It is served by the Astoria & Columbia River railroad (Northern Pacific System), and by several coastwise and foreign.

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  • Astoria is the port of entry for the Oregon Customs District, Oregon; in 1907 its imports were valued at $21,262, and its exports at $329,103.

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  • Astoria is the oldest American settlement in the Columbia Valley.

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  • See Washington Irving's Astoria; or Anecdotes of an Enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains (Philadelphia, 1836).

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  • The history of furs can be read in Marco Polo, as he grows eloquent with the description of the rich skins of the khan of Tatary; in the early fathers of the church, who lament their introduction into Rome and Byzantium as an evidence of barbaric and debasing luxury; in the political history of Russia, stretching out a powerful arm over Siberia to secure her rich treasures; in the story of the French occupation of Canada, and the ascent of the St Lawrence to Lake Superior, and the subsequent contest to retain possession against England; in the history of early settlements of New England, New York and Virginia; in Irving's Astoria; in the records of the Hudson's Bay Company; and in the annals of the fairs held at Nizhniy Novgorod and Leipzig.

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  • Portland and Astoria are the chief manufacturing centres; in 1905 the value of the factory products of these two cities was 57.2% of that of the factory products of the entire state.

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  • The principal cities are Portland, Astoria, Baker City and Salem, which is the capital.

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  • In 1811 the Pacific Fur Company, a kind of western division of the American Fur Company, founded a trading post at the mouth of the Columbia which they called Astoria, and set up a number of minor posts on the Willamette, Spokane and Okanogan rivers.

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  • On hearing of the war between England and the United States, Astor's associates, deeming Astoria untenable, sold the property in October 1813 to the North-west Company.

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  • The British government at first protested, on the ground that Astoria was not captured territory, but finally surrendered the post to the United States in 1818.

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  • After finding a motel and eating lunch I circle the one-way streets of little downtown Astoria until I find parking at the library.

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  • Graham Coxon To Release live CD Graham Coxon is planning on releasing a live CD of his live show at the Astoria in October.

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  • Sometimes, catching the subway from Astoria to Manhattan, the city feels like poetry.

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  • Graham Coxon To Release Live CD Graham Coxon is planning on releasing a live CD of his live show at the Astoria in October.

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  • Recently, I have received orders from some new stores like Jatem in Boca Raton, FL, Oxygen in Key West and Astoria in Las Vegas.

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  • In Astoria, Queens, The Yoga Room has yoga teacher training programs.

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  • The first Tony Award ceremony was held on April 6, 1947 in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

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  • Daniel Dee Snider was born on March 15, 1955, in Astoria, New York.

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