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Oregon Territory -- Claims

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Southworth Anderson report

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50165811]
Identifier: CA 1915 July 17
Abstract

Elizabeth Southworth Anderson was a member of an Oregon pioneer family that settled in the city of Burns, in Harney County, Oregon, during the 1850s. The collection contains a report dated July 17, 1915 written by Anderson (to Oregon journalist Fred Lockley?) that seeks to contradict another previous account regarding her family's donation claim, and a "negro," who Anderson says "lide" (sic) about something.

Dates: 1915 July 17

Clackamas County Probate Court land deed to James Athey

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49154175]
Identifier: CA 1850 Sept 16
Abstract

The collection consists of a single probate court document deeding "lots numbered one and two" to James Athey.

Dates: 1850 September 16

Hymen Fairchild land sale agreement

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i50002697]
Identifier: CA 1858 Oct 5
Abstract

Hymen Fairchild (1832-1907) was an pioneer and early resident of Jackson County, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of land sale agreement between Fairchild and brothers Thomas and Robert Beale.

Dates: 1858 October 5

W. Gale letter

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49301718]
Identifier: CA 1848 July 5
Abstract

W. Gale was an Oregon pioneer. The collection consists of a single letter written by Gale in which he discusses his "Oregon claim".

Dates: 1848 July 5

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

Robert Moore certification of claim

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49151769]
Identifier: CA 1843 Aug 22
Abstract

Robert Moore (1781-1857) was a politician and pioneer in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a single document certifying Moore's claim to land on the Willamette River.

Dates: 1843 August 22

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

Robert Thompson letter to William and Thomas Stephens

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i49938897]
Identifier: CA 1852 Apr 14
Abstract

Robert Thompson was an Irish immigrant and pioneer who established a claim in the Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a letter from Robert Thompson to the brothers William and Thomas Stephens at "Caddlepootle R., St. Helens".

Dates: 1852 April 14