George Law Curry correspondence
Scope and Contents
George Law Curry's correspondences concern the Yakima Indian War and include letters to other military figures such as generals and lieutenants.
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Biographical / Historical
George Law Curry (1820–1878) served as a representative to the legislature and Territorial Secretary before being appointed the last Governor of the Oregon Territory.
0.1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder
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George Law Curry (1820–1878) served as a representative to the legislature and Territorial Secretary before being appointed the last Governor of the Oregon Territory. His correspondences concern the Yakima Indian War.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.
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- Guide to the George Law Curry Letters
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