Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory, October 24, 1857  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Jennings, Berryman
Title
Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory
Dates
October 24, 1857
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CA 1857 Oct 24
Summary
Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory.
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
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of a letter from Jennings to R. H. Malory of Grand Ronde, Oregon Territory. Jennings expresses concern about the financial account of agent John F. Miller. He also discusses the cost of goods including Lincy (sic), socks, and mules both in Portland.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Berryman Jennings (1807-1888) was an Oregon Pioneer and namesake of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. He was born in Butler County, Indiana, and is credited with having been the first school teacher in the state of Iowa, in 1830. In 1847, he travelled to Oregon, where he served as a quartermaster at Waskopam, Oregon Territory. He became a member of the Oregon Legislature in 1860, and later the registrary of the Oregon City land office. He died at his home in Jennings Lodge on December 22, 1888.

Source: History of Iowa From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century/Volume 4 by Benjamin F. Gue

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Berryman Jennings letter to R. H. Malory, CA 1857 Oct 24, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Legislators--Oregon
  • Pioneers--Oregon
  • Personal Names :
  • Jennings, Berryman
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon Territory--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence