George Allingham letter to William Allingham, 1851 January 19  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Allingham, George, -1873
Title
George Allingham letter to William Allingham
Dates
1851 January 19
Quantity
0.1 linear feet, (1 container)  :  1 folder
Collection Number
CA 1851 Jan 19
Summary
George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois, whose son, William, emigrated to Oregon in 1850. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


Historical NoteReturn to Top

George Allingham ( d.1873) was a resident of Warren County, Illinois. His son, William Allingham (1826-1906) emigrated to Oregon in 1850, followed in 1852 by his brother David.

Source: http://www.oregonpioneers.com/1850.htm

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from the elder Allingham to his son, William M. Allingham of Marysville, Oregon Territory. Allingham comments on the weather, names various persons who have returned from the west coast destitute, and suggests that returning by land is easier and safer.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Pioneers--Oregon--Correspondence

Personal Names

  • Allingham, William, 1826-1906

Geographical Names

  • Oregon Territory--History
  • Warren County (Ill.)--Social life and customs--19th century

Form or Genre Terms

  • Correspondence