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Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond, October 27, 1843

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Looney, Jesse, 1801-1869
Title
Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond
Dates
October 27, 1843
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CA 1843 Oct 27
Summary
Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. The collection consists of a typed transcript of a letter from Looney to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Jesse Looney (1800-1869) was a pioneer farmer and early Oregon legislator. He was born in Tennessee and with his family traveled overland to Oregon in a wagon train led by Marcus Whitman. The Looneys took a donation land claim south of Salem. He was a provisional legislator, orchard grower, and builder. He married Ruby Crawford Bond. They had 13 children.

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The collection consists of a typed transcript of Looney's letter to his brother-in-law, John C. Bond. In the letter, Looney gives advice on making the trip across the plains, and describe the state of his family, newly arrived in Waiilapu, Oregon Territory.

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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jesse Looney letter to John C. Bond, CA 1843 Oct 27, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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