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A. C. Smith letter to James Slater, February 16, 1872

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Smith, A.C.
Title
A. C. Smith letter to James Slater
Dates
February 16, 1872
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CA 1872 Feb 16b
Summary
A. C. Smith (1831-1911) was a pioneer resident of the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from Smith to James Slater, and an advertisement for the Union, Oregon newspaper, Mountain Sentinel.
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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A. C. Smith (1831-1911) was a pioneer resident of the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon. Smith was born in Illinois and settled in the Grande Ronde Valley in 1862, the first to settle in the section of Wallowa county known as Cove.

[Source: http://www.oregongenealogy.com/wallowa/reavis/a_c_smith.htm]

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The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from Smith to James Slater, and advertisement

In the letter, Smith describes the political climate of the Grande Ronde Valley in preparation for a coming election, and his predictions of the outcome.

Also included in the collection is a photostat copy of an advertisement for the Mountain Sentinel of Union, Oregon, a newspaper that was subtitled "Democratic in Politics, Neutral in Religion, Unfettered by Rings, [and] Fearless and Free in the discussion of all questions..."

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A. C. Smith letter to James Slater, CA 1872 Feb 16b, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Restrictions on Use

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