Hines Gustavus (1809-1873).

Was an American missionary in Oregon Country. Working for the Methodist Mission in what became the state of Oregon, the New York native became involved in early attempts to form a government at the Champoeg Meetings in 1841. Later he served on the board of trustees for the Oregon Institute, which became Willamette University, and wrote several books on Oregon.

Oregon, its history, condition and prospects : containing a description of the geography, climate and productions, with personal adventures among the Indians during a residence of the author on the plains bordering the Pacific while connected with the Oregon mission; embracing extended notes on a voyage around the world by Hines Gustavus (1851)

Life on the plains of the Pacific by Hines Gustavus (1859)