Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions
Scope and Contents
Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages each concerning land claims in what became Portland, Oregon. One is signed by A.C. Bonnel for Lownsdale and the other by Josiah Parrish for McNamee.
- 1852 May 26
- Bonnell, A. C., 1801-1875 (Person)
- Lownsdale, Daniel H., active 1848-1858 (Person)
- Parrish, Josiah L., 1806-1895 (Person)
- McNemee, Job, 1812-1872 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. Job McNamee (1812-1872) moved to Oregon in 1846 and started the first school in Portland, Oregon. Josiah L. Parrish (1806-1895) was a missionary who favored creating a provisional government in the Oregon Territory. Parrish was chosen to be an indian agent for Oregon in 1849. A.C. (Allison Clark) Bonnell (1801-1875) was a records clerk. In 1852, Bonnell was elected the second mayor of Portland.
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.
Existence and Location of Copies
Collection is available online in the Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions in Oregon Digital.
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- Depositions Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Frontier and pioneer life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Land titles -- Oregon Territory Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Legal documents Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Pioneers -- Oregon -- Portland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Portland (Or.) Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Portland (Or.) -- History -- 19th century Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Guide to the Job McNamee Versus Daniel Lownsdale Depositions
- Preliminary Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Jenn Newby
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- Finding aid written in English