Robert Thompson letter to William and Thomas Stephens
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".
- Creation: 1852 April 14
- Thompson, Robert, 1809-1860 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Robert Thompson (1809- ) was born in Ireland. He settled a claim in the Oregon Territory in April of 1850 which he eventually relinquished to Captain John H. Couch (1811-1870), one of the founders of the city of Portland. Thompson settled another claim in April of 1852. Source: http://www.couchgenweb.com/couch/orcouch.htm
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
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- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Austin Munsell
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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).