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Overview of the Collection

Holmes, William
William Holmes notice
March 8, 1854
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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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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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Holmes notice, CA 1854 Mar 18, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Subject Terms

  • Pioneers--Oregon

Personal Names

  • Holmes, William

Geographical Names

  • Clackamas County (Or.)
  • Oregon Territory--History