Tag Archive: seattle

Blazing the way, by Emily Denny

Blazing the Way: Or, true stories, songs and sketches of Puget Sound and other pioneers. By Emily Inez Denny. Seattle: Rainier Printing Company, Inc. 1909. I enjoyed noticing on page 33 of this… Continue reading

Attorney: My language, call it jargon if you wish

I’ve seen this story repeated in a few old sources, but I don’t think it’s well known in our present circle of Chinook Jargon partisans. One reason it’s interesting is because this is… Continue reading

Speidel, Sons of the Profits

Speidel, William C.  1967.  Sons of the profits: Or, there’s no business like grow business! / The Seattle story, 1851-1901.  Seattle, WA: Nettle Creek Publishing Company. An entertaining local history, told with a… Continue reading