Letter from Delazon Smith to Mary Shepherd Smith

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Letter from Delazon Smith to Mary Shepherd Smith


  • 1859-02-14 (Creation)


manuscript; letters (correspondence); 2 pages

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Letter written by Delazon Smith to his wife, Mary Shepherd Smith on February 14, 1859. The letter announces the admission of Oregon as a state in the Union. It also includes an account of Smith drawing lots with Joseph Lane for the length of their senatorial terms.

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No Copyright - United States: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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  • eng

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Delazon Smith family papers, 1848-2004; Coll 26; Box 1; Folder 13

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