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  • Lea, L.; Dart, Anson (UNPUBLISHED, 1850-07-30)
    "The instruction then to the late ex office superintendent will serve for your general guidance until the department is in possession of further information upon which to base others in more detail; and in view of this ...
  • Dart, Anson; Palmer, Joel (UNPUBLISHED, 1850-10-14)
    "I have decided upon establishing temporarily (perhaps it may be) your agency in the south western portion of the Territory at some convenient place in the Umpqua Valley."
  • Loughery, A. S.; Spalding, H. H.; Royce, A. F.; Hathaway, S.; Olney, Nathan; Craig, William; Wampole, Elias; Lea, L. (UNPUBLISHED, 1850-10-25)
    "I have been officially notified of your appointment as commissioner to negotiate treaties with several Indian tribes in the Territory of Oregon for the extinguishment of their claims to lands lying west of the Cascade ...
  • 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, 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  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1851-05-01)
    "I conceive it to be my duty to submit through the general commanding the Pacific division to the government...my opinion as to the importance of entering as soon as practicable into treaties with the Indians of Oregon ...
  • Lea, L.; Walker, R. M.; Manypenny, Geo. W, Hon.; Simpson, George B.; Starling, E. A.; Judson, L. H. (UNPUBLISHED, 1851-05-09)
    "In the event of actual hostilities against the Indians in Oregon it will be necessary that one or more of the officers designated for this duty shall accompany each detachment of troops sent against the Indians so as to ...
  • Dart, Anson; Wampole, Elias; Manypenny, Geo. W, Hon. (UNPUBLISHED, 1851-07-14)
    Begins with a two page synopsis of what is also covered by the roll.
  • Wampole, Elias; Lea, L.; Olney, Nathan; Woods, I. I.; Judson, L. H.; Parrish, J. L.; Ingalls, Rufus; Starling, E. A.; Garry, Spokan, chief (UNPUBLISHED, 1851-10-26)
    "The Mail carrier is just leaving. He can not wait. The Indians seemed quiet pleased to see me. One brought beef & oxen an other salmon in token of friendship. All will go well I trust."
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1852)
    "Farm at Volcano Point, Whidbey's Island Mar. 25, 1859 Bought of Charles Thompson, commonly known as Dutch Charley, his claim consisting of 160 acres of land with a small house and building etc. and perhaps 30 acres of ...
  • Olney, Nathan; Alsop, Jas. E.; Woods, I. I.; Lea, L.; Judson, L. H.; Parrish, J. L.; Harmon, Thomas G.; Garry, Spokan, chief; Ingalls, Rufus; Starling, E. A.; Alvord, Ben; Walker, R. M.; Manypenny, Geo. W, Hon. (1852-02-11)
    "Upon entering the grounds the grounds once occupied by the flourishing mission of Dr. Whitman, the mind is deeply impressed with the meancholly stillness that prevails in this upper valley of the Walla Walla. Nowhere is ...
  • Various (UNKNOWN, 1853)
    "Some time prior to 1860 Mr. George Gibbs, a scientific gentlemen attached to the United States boundary commission then locating the boundary of the British territory on our northern side sought to possess himself of some ...
  • Brouillet, J. B. A., Rev. (UNKNOWN, 1853)
    "A deplorable even signalized the autumn of the year 1847 in Oregon, and brought consternation to all hearts. The 29th of November Dr. Marcus Whitman, Protestant missionary among the Cayises, his wife, and eight other ...
  • Scott, Winfield; Thomas, L.; Wool, John E. (UNPUBLISHED, 1853, 1856)
    Transcription of letters related to Wright's troop movements from Ft. Monroe, VA to Ft. Vancouver, W.T. Contains a detailed description of the logistics of moving troops to the Army of the Pacific.Troops received their ...
  • Starling, E. A.; Judson, L. H.; Lea, L.; Williams, Thos. K.; Thompson, Philip F. (UNPUBLISHED, 1853-01-21)
    "Some time in July or August last the entire potato crops of four of the chiefs of the Sklallum tribe of Indians were destroyed by the cattle of the settlers on Whitby's Island. The Indians had for a long time been in the ...
  • Brooke, L.; Bromford, George C.; Starling, E. A.; Lea, L.; Alvord, Ben; Williams, Thos. K.; Thompson, R. R.; Trevitt, Victor (UNPUBLISHED, 1853-02)
    "You may think the bill is larger than it should be but I have to keep one man at the house all the time and his board and wages will amount to more than I have. Since the cold weather commenced we have had to keep a fire ...
  • Various (UNPUBLISHED, 1853-02-25)
    "The country is rough and mountainous on the left of the trail, south of Mount Adams; but none of the spurs come down it until we have crossed the Nikepun, about four miles beyond the Hoolhoolse, where a pretty high range ...
  • Stevens, Isaac I., Gov.; Monroe, V.; Walker, R. M.; Wright, John; Harney, William S.; Mason, C. H. (UNPUBLISHED, 1853-03-21)
    "Having been instructed by the Secretary of State of the United States to make some inquiry into the nature and extent of the possessions of the Hudson's Bay Company and the Puget Sound Agricultural Association I am desirous ...
  • Palmer, Joel; Olney, Nathan (UNPUBLISHED, 1853-06-25)
    "On the 17th of February last I received instructions to investigate the several claims of the American Boards of Commissioners of Foreign Missions for losses sustained in Oregon in 1847 by the destruction of property by ...

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