George Allingham letter to William Allingham
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son, William M. Allingham of Marysville, Oregon Territory. Allingham comments on the weather, names various persons who have returned from the west coast destitute, and suggests that returning by land is easier and safer.
- Creation: 1851 January 19
- Allingham, George, -1873 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois. His son, William Allingham (1826-1906) emigrated to Oregon in 1850, followed in 1852 by his brother David.
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Language of Materials
George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois, whose son, William, emigrated to Oregon in 1850. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son.
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).