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Collection Title:

Benjamin Alvord letter to J.M. Sutton

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Major Benjamin Alvord of Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, wrote a letter dated July 16, 1863 to J.M. Sutton of Jacksonville, regarding fighting in the Rogue River Valley. The collection contains the letter, which references Jesse and Lindsay Applegate.
 
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Views on Oregon history, etc., Yoncalla, 1878 / by Jesse Applegate

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Jessie Applegate was an Oregon pioneer, legislator, and writer who helped established the Applegate Trail. This collection contains a brief overview of Jesse Applegate's life, and a brief narrative of early Oregon events. Includes commentary on River of the West, a book on early Oregon history written by Mrs. Frances Fuller Victor, and corrections to some of her statements.
 
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John Minto letter to William P. Lord

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The collection contains a letter from John Minto to William P. Lord, of Salem, Oregon, dated January 15, 1892. In the letter, Minto describes his experiences as an escort for Jesse Applegate, from 1847 to 1848, including travel through the Siskiyou mountains.
 
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Willamette University and Northwest collection

Repository:Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection contains letters, manuscripts, maps, and photographs pertaining to the history of Willamette University and the Northwest.

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