United States. District Court (Oregon)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Robert Sharp Bean papers
Robert Sharp Bean (1854-1931) served in the Oregon Circuit Court from 1882-1890, in the Oregon Supreme Court from 1890-1909, and in U.S. District Court from 1909-1931.The papers consist of correspondence, letters relating to cases before the court, legal files and case files.
Matthew Paul Deady letter to Melvin C. George
Matthew Paul Deady (1824-1893) was a lawyer, politician, and judge in the Oregon Territory, who became Oregon's first U.S. District Court judge in 1859, a position he retained until his death. The collection contains a letter dated April 11, 1884, from Deady, of Portland, Oregon to Melvin C. George, of Washington, D.C. regarding the judicial salary bill.
Theophilus Magruder v. Jacob Vanderpool Case Documents
Jacob Vanderpool was an African American owner of a saloon, restaurant, and boarding house living in Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon at a time when the Oregon Territory government enforced an exclusion law it had passed in 1844 that prevented blacks from living in the territory. In 1851, Vanderpool's neighbor brought suit against him, and Judge Thomas Nelson expelled him from the territory. This small collection consists of photostat copies of case documents.
U.S. District Court documents regarding the Whitman Massacre trial
In November of 1847, a small band of Cayuse warriors killed 14 settlers and took 53 others captive in what became known as the Whitman Massacre. The collection consists of photostat copies of court documents describing testimony brought against Tiloukaikt, one of the Cayuse leaders brought to trial for the crime.
U.S. District Court, Oregon. Commissioner's record book
The United States Commissioner for the district of Oregon, of the U.S. District court, was Joshua J. Walton. The collection (1888-1904) contains Commissioner Walton's record book regarding cases, evidence, judgments, and costs.
- Oregon 3
- Civil Procedure and Courts 2
- Correspondence 2
- Judges -- Oregon 2
- Judges -- Oregon -- Correspondence 2
- Legal documents 2
- African Americans 1
- African Americans -- Oregon Territory 1
- Case files 1
- Cayuse Indians -- Oregon Territory 1
- Court records -- Oregon 1
- Courts -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- United States 1
- Courts -- Oregon 1
- District courts -- United States 1
- Indians of North America -- Oregon Territory 1
- Judges -- Salaries, etc. -- United States 1
- Judges -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Lawyers -- Oregon -- Eugene 1
- Legal files 1
- Legislation -- Oregon Territory 1 + ∧ less