James Willis Nesmith legal document, August 7, 1865  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Nesmith, James Willis, 1820-1885
Title
James Willis Nesmith legal document
Dates
August 7, 1865
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 letter)
Collection Number
CA 1865 Aug 7
Summary
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection consists of a document concerning the rental of Nesmith's farm in Polk County, Oregon, 1865
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


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains a legal agreement between James Willis Nesmith and Samuel Goff and Jeremiah Gelmick concerning rental of Nesmith's farm in Polk County, Oregon, August 7, 1865. 4p.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

James Willis Nesmith was the second US Senator elected from Oregon, serving 1861 -1867. He was also elected to the US Congress in 1873 and served until 1875. He served both houses of the legislature as a Democrat.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Willis Nesmith legal document, CA 1865 Aug 7, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Geographical Names :
  • Polk County (Or.)