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"Mack" letter to "Dear Sister"

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:"Mack," of Corvallis, Oregon wrote a letter to his sister, dated February 22, 1863, in which he describes Patrick Malone, editor of Oregon Weekly Union (a Corvallis newspaper), and mentions the paper is about to close, and also that he expects to travel to California.
 
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Henry Cummins papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Henry Cummins (1840-1901) was a well-read and enthusiastic student of topics various and sundry with a partiality for pseudo-science. The collection (1858-1863) consists of Cummins' personal correspondence as well as a memory book and miscellaneous papers.
 
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John F. Eccles letter to Colonel Brophy

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:John F. Eccles, of Portland, Oregon wrote a letter dated March 13, 1862, to Colonel Brophy, of California, about the nature of Oregonians, and also about mining.
 
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Ira Gardner letters from Oregon

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Ira Gardner was a woodworker, who wrote letters from Oregon to his family in Iowa, during the mid 1800s. The collection (1865) contains three pieces of Gardner's correspondence, in which he praises Oregon's "froots" and "psalmon," but damns the weather.
 
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Blue Mountain Lodge of Canyon City, Or. correspondence

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains one piece of correspondence regarding "intoxicating beverages," written by members of the Blue Mountain Lodge of Canyon City, Oregon, on January 30, 1873.
 
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Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Empire City, Or. correspondence

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Independent Organization of Odd Fellows is a fraternal organization that traces its roots back to 17th century England. The collection contains one piece of correspondence between members of an Odd Fellows lodge in Empire City, Oregon, dated September 23, 1872.
 
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Melchi Johnson letter

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary: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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Samuel A. Snowden correspondence

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Samuel A. Snowden came to Forest Grove, Oregon in 1853. Correspondence includes letter to his son Samuel D. Snowden about Oregon politics, government, and social life.

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