Narratives - de Smet
Pierre-Jean de Smet, 1801-1873
Oregon missions and travels over the Rocky mountains, in 1845-46 . . . (New York, 1847)
De Smet was a Flemish Jesuit, noted for his mission work in Missouri and Idaho, and for his vivid descriptions of the lands and peoples of the far Northwest.
Backer-Sommervogel VII, col. 1309, no. 6