Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a deed written by Cooper, from his home in Alameda County, California. The deed transfers ownership of Cooper's Portland, Oregon Territory, property to bishop Thomas F. Scott for the sum of sixteen-hundred dollars. There is also a brief note from the Multnomah County clerk, dated June 8, 1858, acknowledging the recording of the deed.
- 1858 March 10 - 1858 June 8
- Cooper, Lewis C. (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Lewis C. Cooper was an early resident of Portland. Thomas F. Scott (1807-1867), to whom Cooper sold his Portland property, was the Episcopal Bishop of the Oregon and Washington Territories.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
Lewis C. Cooper was an early resident of Portland. The collection consists of a deed transferring ownership of Cooper's Portland, Oregon Territory property to Thomas F. Scott.
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- Cooper, Lewis C.
- Deeds Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Land titles -- Oregon Territory Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Oregon Territory -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers -- California -- Alameda County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pioneers -- Oregon -- Portland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Real property -- Oregon -- Portland Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scott, Thomas Fielding, 1807-1867
- Guide to the Lewis C. Cooper Deed
- Complete Description
- Austin Munsell and Kira B. Homo.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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).