Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Elwood Evans (1828-1898) was a lawyer, politician, and historian of the Pacific Northwest. The collection consists of a single notebook intended primarily as source notes for Evans' historical work.
The collection contains a letter from John Minto to William P. Lord, of Salem, Oregon, dated January 15, 1892. In the letter, Minto describes his experiences as an escort for Jesse Applegate, from 1847 to 1848, including travel through the Siskiyou mountains.