- Holmes, William
- William Holmes notice
- March 8, 185418541854
- 0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- CA 1854 Mar 8
- William Holmes (1807-1879) was a pioneer and the first sheriff of Clackamas Country. The collection consists of a notice alerting concerned parties to the sale of the Oregon City properties of William Riley by Holmes to settle a debt to John McLoughlin.
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1299 University of Oregon
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
William Holmes (1807-1879) was a pioneer and the first sheriff of Clackamas Country.
John McLoughlin (1784-1857) owned a general store in Oregon City that was famous as the last stop on the Oregon Trail. He served as mayor of Oregon City in 1851.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection consists of a three page notice "To all to whom these presents shall come" concerned the sale of the Oregon City properties of William Riley by Holmes on behalf of John McLoughlin. According to the notice, Riley owed McLaughlin the sum of one-thousand sixty-five dollars and forty-seven cents. The notice is signed by county clerk W. Holland.
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[Identification of item], William Holmes notice, CA 1854 Mar 18, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Holmes, William
- Clackamas County (Or.)
- Oregon Territory--History