Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a petition by Thomas Chavner, addressed to the people of Jackson County, Oregon, regarding a bridge over the Rogue River at Dardanelles. The collection contains the petition of October 24, 1864, and includes a list of supporters.
Josiah Failing (1806-1877) was a businessman who became the fourth mayor of Portland in April of 1853. The collection consists of a petition to the Board of County Commissioners that they intervene on behalf of John Davis, a "destitute blind man".
T. P. Jack and other concerned parties signed a petition dated February 1, 1873, calling upon the county judge and commissioners of Marion County, Oregon to investigate a bridge over Abiqua Creek. The collection contains the petition which calls upon the commissioners to investigate complaint of fraud in the construction of the bridge.
Jackson County, Oregon Citizen's Committee started a petition in 1865 that asked the County to extend payment to persons enlisting in the Oregon Volunteer Infantry before February 1, 1865. The collection contains the petition dated February 1, 1865, and includes fifty-four signatures.
The collection contains a petition dated August 31, 1881, addressed to the Board of Equalization for Washington County, Oregon, from the Oregon and California Railroad company. The petition requests the Board review the tax assessment by Washington county on the portion of tracks lying inside county lines.
The collection consists of a petition from Portland area "Merchants & Ship Owners" to Pres. Franklin Pierce requesting that a customs house be established in Astoria, Oregon.