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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

John and Mary Webster Perit Huntington letters

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: 35025041814332]
Identifier: A 146
Abstract

John Webster Perit Huntington (1831-1869), publisher, lawyer, teacher, farmer and Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Oregon. In 1857 Huntington met and married Mary Applegate (1834-1878), daughter of Charles Applegate. Collections include copies of 9 letters addressed to "Ma" and "Pa." These letters are both written by John and his wife Mary to their parents between 1855 and 1860.

Dates: 1855-1860

Jessy Quinn Thornton papers

 Collection — Box multiple collection box [CB T395] 1: [Barcode: 35025041811833]
Identifier: CB T395
Abstract

J. Q. Thornton (1810-1888) was a lawyer, Oregon pioneer, judge and lobbyist. Collection includes one, fifteen paged copy of "Oregon History" written by Thornton; one, eleven paged letter to Thornton concerning the Indian Delegation that went to St. Louis to inquire about the Bible; and one, six paged autobiography of Thornton.

Dates: circa 1810-1888