Washington Territory Governors' Papers, 1877-1891  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington Territory Governors
Title
Washington Territory Governors' Papers
Dates
1877-1891 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 containers., (.5 linear feet of shelf space.)
Collection Number
Cage 259
Summary
Transcriptions and photocopies. Correspondence concerning Indian affairs, artesian wells, livestock, elective franchise, railroad rates, military affairs and women's suffrage by Elisha P. Ferry, 1877-1891; Charles E. Laughton, 1890-1891; Miles C. Moore, 1899; W.A. Newell, 1888; Eugene Semple, 1888-1889; Watson C. Squire, 1884. Also, reports to the Secretary of the Interior, 1886-1888.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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Transcriptions and photocopies. Correspondence concerning Indian affairs, artesian wells, livestock, elective franchise, railroad rates, military affairs and women's suffrage by Elisha P. Ferry, 1877-1891; Charles E. Laughton, 1890-1891; Miles C. Moore, 1899; W.A. Newell, 1888; Eugene Semple, 1888-1889; Watson C. Squire, 1884. Also, reports to the Secretary of the Interior, 1886-1888.

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Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 259, Guide to the Washington Territory Governors' Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Letters of Elisha P. Ferry, re: Indian affairs, artesian wells, military affairs, and railroad rates. 1877-1891
1 2 Letters of Charles A. Laughton, re: Indian affairs and settlement in Washington. 1890-1891
1 3 Letters of Miles C. Moore, re: Indian affairs, artesian wells, and Burke Petitions. 1899
1 4 Letters of W. A. Newell, re: Indian affairs. 1888
1 5 Letters of Eugene Semple, re: Indian affairs, artesian wells, cattle disease, women's votes. 1888-1889
1 6 Letters of Watson C. Squire, re: Indian affairs. 1884
1 7 Miscellaneous and incomplete letters, re: Military on the Columbia. 1897
1 8 Reports to Secretary of the Interior
3 booklets.
1886-1888

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Subject Terms

  • Artesian wells--Washington (State)
  • Education--Washington (State)
  • Indians of North America--Washington (State)--Government relations
  • Livestock--Washington (State)
  • Railroads--Freight--Rates--Washington (State)

Personal Names

  • Ferry, Elisha Peyre, 1825-1895
  • Laughton, Charles E.
  • Moore, Miles Conway, 1845-
  • Newell, W. A.
  • Semple, Eugene, 1840-1908
  • Squire, Watson C. (Watson Carvosso), 1838-1926

Corporate Names

  • Washington (State). Governor--Archives (creator)
  • Washington (State). Lieutenant Governor (1889-1893 : Laughton)