Cyrus Olney letter to A. B. Hallock
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a four page letter from Cyrus Olney of Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock of Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Olney asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.
- Creation: 1860 October 29
- Olney, Cyrus, 1815-1870 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Cyrus Olney (1815-1870) was a noted politician and lawyer who came to Oregon from his native Ohio. Olney served as the 6th Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court in the Oregon Territory. Olney was a member of the 1857 Oregon Constitutional Convention and served in the Oregon legislature. Absalom B. Hallock (1826-1892) was one of Portland's earliest contractors.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
Four page letter from Cyrus Olney, Astoria, Oregon, to A. B. Hallock, Portland, Oregon, October 29, 1860. Asks Hallock to make survey of Astoria.
Four page letter in one folder.
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