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ItemThe Pioneer Stimulus of Gold - transcript (part 2).(UNKNOWN, 1917-09) Scott, Leslie M."..Authorities do not agree upon the first discoveries of the interior country but it is known that the real awakening came from the discoveries near Fort Colville in the spring of 1855 and on Kootenai river about the same time. Later in the year the John Day Valley in Oregon was favorably prospected." ItemThe Pioneer Stimulus of Gold - transcript.(UNKNOWN, 1917-09) Scott, Leslie M."...The gold value of the treasure extracted from the rocks and earth of the interior region of the Pacific Northwest and Montana was very large. In the best years, 1861-67 the treasure amounted to $20,000,000 in a gold year or $140,000,000 for the period. British Columbia yielded $3,000,000 more a year. This combined gold yield was nearly three-fourths that of California in the same space of time.."