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  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1850)
    "As for my part, I am as Stout as a horse and as fat as a bear. We have got along very well, better than I expected; except we got our oxen poisoned 3 days ago but it hurt none of them but broad he is drupy but getting ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1850)
    "The emigration is very large this year and the greater part go to the mines. That branch is entirely over done, so much so that those there cannot get room to work proffitably. There are hundreds of thousands in the mines ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1851)
    "The land here is pretty much all taken up. There is several old Spanish Grants where the owners claim some times six or eight miles square but it is likely that when their claims are investigated a great deal of it will ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1851)
    "We have thrashed out some of our barley and sent one load yesterday to be shipped to San Francisco to sell, the price has been down but is rising now. It is now from 5 1/2 to 6 cents a pound. Our potatoes, what are standing ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1851)
    "I wrote to you in my last letter that I was keeping store in San Jose. I have been doing tolerable well and my business is increasing. We have all our crop gathered in. We have not sold out our potatoes as the price is ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1849)
    "The following letters are copies of those written by our grandfather, David Lee Campbell, to his father David McCord Campbell, residing at Clayton, Adams county, Illinois at the time David Lee and his brother James came ...
  • Laut, Agnes C. (Glasgow Brook & Company, 1920)
    "They volunteered little information as to whence they had come or whither they were going. They sought out Roderick Finlayson, chief trader for the Hudson's Bay company. They wanted provisions from the company, yes, rice, ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1910)
    "St O. left for west from St. Cesaire Quebec, to missionary among Indians in 1868 blocks cut of wood, letters, printed to teach Indians. Returned in 1870. Ill. Back Canada, Europe. Died Nov. 26,1901 6 feet 4 inches. March, ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "Soon after coming to this country Mr. Ker entered the army, being stationed at Fortress Monroe where after meritorious and efficient service he was put in command of one of the big guns and at that time the largest gun ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "Wilbur wrote Snipes at The Dalles in 1882 that Indians called 11 head of Snipes cattle for beef and credited $206 to Snipes grazing account. Snipes grazing bill to the reservation in June, 1882 was $989 and he was allowed ...
  • Oliphant, J. Orin (UNKNOWN, 1947-10)
    "...here (in Western Oregon) and particularly in the Willamette valley, cattle had been accumulating for some three decades (before the gold rushes of the Northwest), slowly at first but rapidly since the beginning of the ...
  • Oliphant, J. Orin (Agricultural History, 1932-04)
    "Signs of changing times were..apparent in Yakima and Klickitat counties. 'Running cattle in large bands in this country is fast getting to be a thing of the past,' complained a Klickitat stockman, and this view was fully ...
  • Hoptowit, Charlie (UNPUBLISHED, 1950-04)
    "Purdin: When these pictures were made on the rocks was it the same man Pat'Have WALIPEESIA who painted them? Indian: Yes, the same - Purdin: How did he make them? Indian: He cut them out with water crystals, it looks like ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1921)
    "White men and red men all are brothers. The Mighty Spirit made all his children. To the white man he gave cattle, sheep and grain for food. To the red man he gave game, fish and roots and berries. He placed the Indians ...
  • Thompson, Francis M. (UNKNOWN, 1868)
    "Used by the Indians, French and half breeds about Columbia and Frazer rivers, Puget Sound and the Caraboo country as the means of communication with the Americans."
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1951)
    "According to Mr. A. J. Splawn's (Ka-mi-akin) or 'History of the Yakima Indians', and 'The History of Washington', by Professor Meany of the University of Washington, James H. Wilbur, more generally known as 'Father Wilbur', ...
  • Wright, Colonel (UNKNOWN, 1858)
    "From the Des Chutes, navigation is had to the foot of Priest's Rapids about eighty miles above old Walla Walla and it is thought by many that steamers can soon stem these rapids and ascend even to the Kettle falls at Fort ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1960)
    "(Relander-Communications. Case of Territorial Gov. Isaac I. Stevens, Indian' lack of confidence. Poor Indian and non-Indian communications cause immediately for the war, more importantly the cause for all the later-year ...
  • Conover (UNPUBLISHED, 1951-08-14)
    "I'll tell you know Lyons Ferry got its name. He bought the ferry from Jack Harding. it was operated by Lyons and Silkat. That ferry is on the old Mullan road. It crosses at Snake river half way there and at Washtunca one ...
  • Cook, Francis H. (UNKNOWN, 1878)
    "Having taxed the patience of several horsemen rather severely, the saddle and bridle, and a small pack aft, were made fast and we walked through the open door of the stable at the end of a long lariat while the crowd ...

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