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LOC/H. Social Sciences

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Josiah Failing petition to the Board of County Commissioners

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1853 Aug 15] 1: [Barcode: i49072675]
Identifier: CA 1853 Aug 15
Abstract

Josiah Failing (1806-1877) was a businessman who became the fourth mayor of Portland in April of 1853. The collection consists of a petition to the Board of County Commissioners that they intervene on behalf of John Davis, a "destitute blind man".

Dates: 1853 August 15

Portland, Oregon Merchants & Ship Owners petition

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1854 Nov 1] 1: [Barcode: i49412668]
Identifier: CA 1854 Nov 1
Abstract

The collection consists of a petition from Portland area "Merchants & Ship Owners" to Pres. Franklin Pierce requesting that a customs house be established in Astoria, Oregon.

Dates: 1854 November 1