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Thomas R. Cornelius deposition

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1884 Jan 1] 1
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 1

Scope and Contents

The deposition concerns the personnel and service of Captain Lawrence Hall's company of Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the year 1846.


  • 1884 January 1


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Biographical / Historical

Thomas R. Cornelius was born in Missouri, and came to Oregon with his parents in 1845. He enlisted in the the Oregon Mounted Volunteers for the Cayuse Indian War and the Yakima Indian War. Later he ran a general store in the town of Cornelius, and also farmed.


0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

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Thomas R. Cornelius, was an Oregon pioneer and a member of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers during the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars. The collection contains a deposition given by Cornelius on January 1, 1884 regarding the Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Thomas R. Cornelius at Special Collections and University Archives include:

Thomas R. Cornelius letter, CA 1856 Feb 20;

Thomas R. Cornelius letter, CA 1855 Oct 20.

Other collections relating to the Cayuse and Yakima Indian Wars at Special Collections and University Archives include: Cayuse, Yakima, and Rogue River Wars papers, Bx 047.

Processing Information

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This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

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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