Benjamin Alvord letter to J.M. Sutton
Scope and Contents
The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.
- 1863 July 16
- Alvord, Benjamin, 1813-1884 (Person)
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0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
Language of Materials
Major Benjamin Alvord of Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, wrote a letter dated July 16, 1863 to J.M. Sutton of Jacksonville, regarding fighting in the Rogue River Valley. The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mrs. George Chastain, daughter of J. M. Sutton.
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Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents
- Applegate, Jesse A., 1811-1888
- Applegate, Lindsay, 1808-1892
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon -- Rogue River Valley (Klamath County-Curry County) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Indians of North America -- Wars -- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Military Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Oregon Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Rogue River Valley (Klamath County-Curry County, Or.) -- History -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sutton, J. M., active 1863
- Guide to the Benjamin Alvord Letter to J.M. Sutton
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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).