Melchi Johnson letter, August 30, 1869  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Johnson, Melchi
Melchi Johnson letter
August 30, 1869
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CA 1869 Aug 30
Melchi Johnson, of Bethel, Polk County, Oregon, wrote a letter dated August 30, 1869, to his daughter. The collection contains the letter in which Johnson reminds his daughter that she has not been forgotten by her family.
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Content DescriptionReturn to Top

In the letter, Johnson is concerned that the daughter might feel neglected and reminds her of all the reasons she is not forgotten, and also informs the daughter about the property in Salem that the family is considering purchasing.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Melchi Johnson letter, CA 1869 Aug 30, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Fathers and daughters--Oregon--Correspondence
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Oregon
  • Pioneers--Oregon--Correspondence
  • Real property--Oregon--Salem
  • Personal Names :
  • Johnson, Melchi--Correspondence
  • Family Names :
  • Johnson family--Correspondence
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bethel (Polk County, Or.)--Social life and customs--19th century
  • Oregon--Social life and customs--19th century
  • Salem (Or.)--History--19th century
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence