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Finis Caruthers deed

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1854 Nov 13] 1
Identifier: CA 1854 Nov 13

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of lot 4, block 117 in Portland, Oregon Territory, from Finnis Caruthers to Clinton Kelly for the sum of $200.


  • 1854 November 13


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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

Finis Caruthers was a Portland land owner.

Clinton Kelly (1808-1875) was a Methodist preacher. He came to Oregon from Kentucky in 1847, and settled on a donation. He posessed a land claim opposite Portland.


0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

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Finis Caruthers was a Portland, Oregon Territory, land owner. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of a Portland lot from Caruthers to Clinton Kelly.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Clinton Kelly at Special Collections and University Archives include: Clinton Kelly and Kelly Family Papers, A 066.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Guide to the Finis Caruthers Deed
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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).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA