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Astoria is a novel published in 1836 by Washington Irving, at the behest of John Jacob Astor, about the American West. William R Lighton an editor of Lewis and Clark's journals refers to Pierre Dorion son of the celebrated "Old Dorion" who appears in Irving's book, Pierre having contributed to Lewis and Clark's expedition.