Mary Phelps Montgomery letter to Walter F. Burrell, 1905 January 18  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Montgomery, Mary S. Phelps
Title
Mary Phelps Montgomery letter to Walter F. Burrell
Dates
1905 January 18
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
CA 1905 Jan 18
Summary
John H. Mitchell (1835-1905) represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as a Republican, and he was also indicted in a land fraud scandal. The collection contains a letter dated January 18, 1905 from Mary Phelps Montgomery of Washington, D.C, to Walter F. Burrell of Portland, Oregon regarding Mitchell's indictment.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)


Historical NoteReturn to Top

John H. Mitchell (1835-1905) represented Oregon in the U.S. Senate, as a Republican, for over twenty years. He was indicted in a land fraud scandal.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

In the letter, Montgomery tells of her experience watching Senator John H. Mitchell's speech in defense of his indictment.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Legislators--Oregon
  • Legislators--United States
  • Politicians--Oregon
  • Public lands--Oregon
  • Women civic leaders--Oregon--Portland
  • Personal Names :
  • Burrell, Walter Frazar, 1863-1946
  • Mitchell, John H. (John Hipple), 1835-1905
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States. Congress. Senate
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon--Politics and government--1859-1950
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence