Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory. Jennings expresses concern about the financial account of agent John F. Miller. He also discusses the cost of goods including Lincy (sic), socks, and mules both in Portland.
- Creation: 1857 October 24
- Jennings, Berryman, 1807-1888 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. He was born in Butler County, Indiana, and is credited with having been the first school teacher in the state of Iowa, in 1830. In 1847, he travelled to Oregon, where he served as a quartermaster at Waskopam, Oregon Territory. He became a member of the Oregon Legislature in 1860, and later the registrary of the Oregon City land office. He died at his home in Jennings Lodge on December 22, 1888.
Source: History of Iowa From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century/Volume 4 by Benjamin F. Gue
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
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Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.
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