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Pioneers -- Oregon -- Portland

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Finis Caruthers deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075160]
Identifier: CA 1854 Nov 13
Abstract

Finis Caruthers was a Portland, Oregon Territory, land owner. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a deed transferring ownership of a Portland lot from Caruthers to Clinton Kelly.

Dates: 1854 November 13

Stephen Coffin deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49075408]
Identifier: CA 1850 June 17
Abstract

Stephen Coffin (1808-1882) was a pioneer and early Oregon landowner. The collection consists of a deed issued by Coffin for "lots seven and eight" of "block number 5" of the Portland town site.

Dates: 1850 June 17 - 1854 December 11

Lewis C. Cooper deed

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49998882]
Identifier: CA 1858 Mar 10
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1858 March 10 - 1858 June 8

Daniel H. Lownsdale letter to Aaron E. Wait

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49154096]
Identifier: CA 1853 Feb 1
Abstract

Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803-1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon. The collection consists of a single letter from Lownsdale to the "Honorable A. E. Wait" of Eugene related to a charge of claim jumping.

Dates: 1853 February 1

Job McNemee versus Daniel Lownsdale depositions

 Collection
Identifier: CA 1852 May 26
Abstract

Job McNamee and D.H. Lownsdale were residents of the Oregon Territory that both claimed the same land. Collection contains two depositions consisting of three pages, each concerning land claims.

Dates: 1852 May 26

Metschan family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 686
Abstract

Phil Metschan, Sr. (1840-1920) was born in Hesse-Cassel, Germany and travelled to the United States and settled in Canyon City, Oregon where he ran a store, became Oregon state treasurer, and established a hotel in Portland, Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, diaries, financial and legal records, pioneer family files, photographs and memorabilia.

Dates: 1862-1946

John B. Preston letter to Daniel Lownsdale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50031934]
Identifier: CA 1852 Dec 29
Abstract

John B. Preston was the first surveyor general of the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single letter from Preston to Daniel Lownsdale of Portland.

Dates: 1852 December 29