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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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Alvord letter to J.M. Sutton

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50051878]
Identifier: CA 1863 July 16
Abstract

Major Benjamin Alvord of Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, wrote a letter dated July 16, 1863 to J.M. Sutton of Jacksonville, regarding fighting in the Rogue River Valley. The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.

Dates: 1863 July 16

Jesse Applegate notes and communications on Oregon history

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 001, A 002, A 003, A 004, A 005, A 007]: [Barcode: 35025042869202]
Identifier: A 003
Abstract

Jesse Applegate was an Oregon pioneer, politician, and helped to establish the Applegate Trail. Collection contains notes and correspondence regarding Oregon.

Dates: circa 1811-1888

John Minto letter to William P. Lord

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50120700]
Identifier: CA 1892 Jan 15
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1892 January 15