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Allotment Agent Correspondence

Repository:Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
Summary:The correspondence discusses accusations of corruption against Siletz Agent T. Jay Buford and the mistreatment of Siletz tribal members by agency employees.
 
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Joel Palmer papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Joel Palmer (1810-1881) began his political career in Indiana, where he served as a state legislator until he came to Oregon in 1847. Shortly after his arrival, Palmer became Superintendent of Indian Affairs, a post he held until 1857. He also served as an Oregon state representative and senator, and was a losing candidate in the 1870 governor's race. The Joel Palmer Papers comprise correspondence, official records of the Oregon Superintendency, U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, documents relating to the Siletz Indian Reservation, photographs, and miscellaneous papers. The collection includes a notebook documenting the 1847 publication of Palmer's Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains, his account of his 1845 journey to Oregon.
 
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Paul Washington Cemetery Veteran Memorial Collection

Repository:Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
Summary:The collection contains lists of Siletz tribal member veterans and correspondence pertaining to the creation of the veteran memorial markers at the Paul Washington Cemetery.
 
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Shellhead Allotment Papers

Repository:Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
Summary:The collection focuses on a property dispute between Betsy Shellhead Holland and Scott Lane over her father's allotment.
 
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Superintendent of Indian Affairs Papers

Repository:Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
Summary:The collection contains letters received and sent by Alfred B. Meacham, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for Oregon from 1869-1872, and T.B. Odeneal. Collection transcripts pertain to the management of the Siletz Reservation, including the Alsea Sub-Agency, and the Grand Ronde Agency and Reservation.

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