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Newly Available Collection: Spokane Terminal Company articles of agreement

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

The collection contains articles of agreement between Spokane Terminal Company of the state of Washington, and the Coeur d’Alene and Spokane Railway Company of the state of Idaho, concerning construction and use of steam and electric railway terminal facilities in Washington.

CA 1905 July 10

Guide to the Spokane Terminal Company Articles of Agreement

Newly Available Collection: C. S. Culver letter

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The collection contains a typed copy of a letter dated October 20, 1889, from C. S. Culver of Mantorville, Minnesota, to his brother and sister Lucius and Amanda Culver. The letter is a description of transportation facilities and natural resources of Oregon during 1889.

CA 1889 Oct 20

Guide to the C. S. Culver Letter

Newly Available Collection: Willamette Falls Canal Company legal notice

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The collection contains articles of incorporation and a legal notice, dated August 25, 1865 on behalf of the Willamette Falls Canal company stating their right-of-way to build a canal to ship goods over the Willamette Falls. The notice argues that the People’s Transportation Company must cease their work building a canal because such work infringes upon the rights and property of the Willamette Falls Canal Company.

CA 1865 Aug 25

Guide to the Willamette Falls Canal Company Records

Newly Available Collection: Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Co. articles of incorporation

Monday, September 9th, 2013

The collection contains articles of incorporation, dated July 18, 1868, for the Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Company, of La Grande, Oregon; the incorporators were J. S. Ruckell, R. B. Meacham, and T. F. Carter. The articles explain that the company wished to build their own wagon roads from Umatilla, Oregon and other points on the Columbia River, to Walla Walla and other points in the Washington Territory.

CA 1868 July 18

Guide to the Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Co. Articles of Incorporation

Newly Available Collection: George A. Pease bill of sale

Monday, September 9th, 2013

The collection contains a bill of sale to People’s Transportation Co. for the steamer, Enterprise, signed by George A. Pease, and others, on September 1, 1865.

CA 1865 Sep 1

Guide to the George Pease Bill of Sale

Newly Available Collection: John Cochran bill of sale

Monday, September 9th, 2013

The collection contains bill of sale to People’s Transportation Co. for the steamer Relief, signed by John Cochran and others, on July 1, 1865.

CA 1865 July 1

Guide to the John Cochran Bill of Sale

Newly Available Collection: William F. Browne (Schooner) bill of lading

Friday, September 6th, 2013

The collection contains a bill of lading, dated April 13, 1865, of the William F. Browne (Schooner), and the bill includes a list of goods shipped from San Francisco to Scottsburg, Oregon.

CA 1865 Apr 13

Guide to the William F. Browne (Schooner) Bill of Lading

Newly Available Collection: George W. Murray letter to W. W. Baker and Company

Friday, September 6th, 2013

The collection contains a letter dated September 18, 1963 from George W. Murray, of Portland, Oregon to W. W. Baker and Company, also of Portland, asking for payment of draft to Oregon Steam Navigation Co.

CA 1863 Sep 18

Guide to the George W. Murray Letter to W. W. Baker and Company

Newly Available Collection: Joseph Norris account book

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Joseph Norris was a teamster in Eugene, Oregon. The collection (1868-1877) contains an account book.

B 051

Guide to the Joseph Norris Account Book

Newly Avaialble Collection: Joseph Nathan Teal scrapbooks

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River.

CA T221

Guide to the Joseph Nathan Teal Scrapbooks