Thomas Jefferson Farnham, an American traveller, husband of the preceding, born in Vermont in 1804, died in California in September, 1S48. In 1839 he organized and headed a small expedition across the continent to Oregon. He went to California the same year, and took an active part in procuring the release of a large number of Americans and English who had been imprisoned by the Mexican government. In 1842 he published Travels in Oregon Territory;" in 1845, Travels in California and Scenes in the Pacific," and "A Memoir of the Northwest Boundary Line;" and in 1848,Mexico, its Geography, People, and Institutions."