William B. Davis letter
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter written by Davis. In the letter, Davis describes his desire to leave the place he has settled for his own sake and the sake of his family. He also describes numerous instances of trouble with "the Mormons".
- 1853 December 21
- Davis, William B. (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
William B. Davis was a pioneer and settler. The collection consists of a single letter written by Davis.
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- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Davis, William B.
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon Territory Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mormons -- Oregon Territory Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon Territory -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Pioneers -- Oregon Territory -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the William B. Davis Letter
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- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Austin Munsell
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- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).