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Post by silverquill » July 14th, 2020, 10:22 pm

Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash (1837 - 1926).

Wallis Nash was a British lawyer who visited Oregon and later emigrated with his family. His account covers a great breadth of description of the state of Oregon from natural history to business and climate, from the coast through the great Willamette Valley to the reaches of central and eastern Oregon. It is not travelogue but a comprehensive description in the most positive light to encourage others to follow his example to settle in the state of Oregon, so full of promise. ( Larry Wilson)
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Post by cherylstewart » July 15th, 2020, 12:17 pm

Larry, I would like to PL this if you need me?
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » July 15th, 2020, 1:53 pm

I can MC for you, Larry. MW will be along shortly. I entered Cheryls as DPL.
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Post by silverquill » July 15th, 2020, 8:21 pm

cherylstewart wrote:
July 15th, 2020, 12:17 pm
Larry, I would like to PL this if you need me?
Cheryls
Oh, thank you so much, Cheryl!
This makes me so happy. :9:

I'm thinking of putting together a pronunciation guide for some of the more unusual Oregon place names. Like Yaquina and Siletz -- or even Oregon. At least I didn't see reference to one of my favorite little coastal towns, Yachats.
~ Larry

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Post by cherylstewart » July 15th, 2020, 8:50 pm

I was just looking at Yachats on the map and thinking of going there, so cool and fresh. Right now - 110 degrees here in Tucson today.

I have really been wanting some one to read some Oregon history for LV. Thanks

Yes, I think a pronouncing gazetteer would be a good idea. Oregon = orygun, etc :lol:
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Post by silverquill » July 15th, 2020, 9:25 pm

Whew! 110 - too much for me. Enjoying milder weather here in New Hampshire.

Yachats was a much smaller village when we vacationed there yearly when I was young boy. California seems to have discovered it :roll:
But, it is just around the cape from our favorite campground and Devil's Churn. That's Cape Perpetua, the highest point on the Oregon coast with one of the greatest views!

I'll see what I can do about a pronunciation guide. Just about finished with an Oregon project, so thought we could do another. In the Oregon Country viewtopic.php?f=2&t=80325

Too late tonight to work on the MW, but will have it up tomorrow.
Of course, if you want to read anything, I'll be glad to PL for you. :wink:
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Post by silverquill » July 16th, 2020, 9:21 am

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
July 15th, 2020, 1:53 pm
I can MC for you, Larry. MW will be along shortly. I entered Cheryls as DPL.
Thank you for picking this up, Jo!
The MW is populated and we are ready for readers.

I'll work on getting a pronunciation guide recorded, but we can take claims now.
~ Larry

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Post by imfrom51 » July 21st, 2020, 1:32 am

Hello. I'll take chapter 1. :-) Thanks

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Post by silverquill » July 23rd, 2020, 8:36 pm

imfrom51 wrote:
July 21st, 2020, 1:32 am
Hello. I'll take chapter 1. :-) Thanks
Great!
I haven't got my pronunciation guide done yet, so just ask if you have any questions, or check them on one of the pronunciation sites.
Welcome to ORYGUN!
~ Larry

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Post by imfrom51 » July 23rd, 2020, 11:24 pm

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Time 18:03

No worries on the pronunciation, i did check online regarding 2 of the names. However, if they need changing, let me know.

Thanks

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Post by cherylstewart » July 24th, 2020, 9:17 pm

Section 1 PL notes: Wonderful start to this project. :clap: Your place names sound good to me. I understand that Larry doesn't want to include the summary of what is covered in the upcoming chapter. So could you please remove that part. Larry, if I misunderstand lets us know.
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Post by Kalamareader » July 24th, 2020, 11:58 pm

Larry,

I am glad to hear that we have someone who is familiar with Oregon names! I was raised in Beaverton and know that the names could be confusing to some. I will be back to claim some sections when I get caught up. :shock:

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Post by imfrom51 » July 25th, 2020, 1:06 am

cherylstewart wrote:
July 24th, 2020, 9:17 pm
Section 1 PL notes: Wonderful start to this project. :clap: Your place names sound good to me. I understand that Larry doesn't want to include the summary of what is covered in the upcoming chapter. So could you please remove that part. Larry, if I misunderstand lets us know.
Cheryls
No Problems. All done.

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Post by cherylstewart » July 25th, 2020, 2:09 pm

Section 1 PL OK
Thank you, Nice job. FYI, the system for the status in the magic window is that you set it to "ready for spot check", then I set it to PL OK, after I have checked the new file. Cheryl

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Post by Barefootmark » July 27th, 2020, 1:13 pm

Good afternoon- I would like to take chapters 2 and 3, for starters. i'll see how long it takes, but I should be able to push through them pretty quick. My name for this recording is Landon Mathew.
Any questions, you can email me directly at (email address removed by admin)

Thanks,

Mark

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