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PIO. 19th Century Western Emigration and Settlement

 Record Group
Identifier: PIO
19th century white settlement of the West, primarily the Pacific Northwest and California

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

W. Gale letter

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49301718]
Identifier: CA 1848 July 5
Abstract

W. Gale was an Oregon pioneer. The collection consists of a single letter written by Gale in which he discusses his "Oregon claim".

Dates: 1848 July 5

Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49154096]
Identifier: CA 1853 Feb 1
Abstract

Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.

Dates: 1853 February 1

John B. Preston letter to Daniel Lownsdale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50031934]
Identifier: CA 1852 Dec 29
Abstract

John B. Preston was the first surveyor general of the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single letter from Preston to Daniel Lownsdale of Portland.

Dates: 1852 December 29

Fabritus Smith diaries

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025042868170]
Identifier: A 191
Abstract

Fabritus R. Smith (1819-1898) came to Oregon in 1846 with Joseph Waldo, where he lived and worked his land claim near Salem. The collection consists of the diaries of Smith and his son, Hamlin, as well as personal and legal papers.

Dates: 1854-1874

Robert Thompson letter to William and Thomas Stephens

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49938897]
Identifier: CA 1852 Apr 14
Abstract

Robert Thompson was an Irish immigrant and pioneer who established a claim in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a letter from Robert Thompson to the brothers William and Thomas Stephens at "Caddlepootle R., St. Helens".

Dates: 1852 April 14