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Indian depredations in Oregon and Washington

United States. War Dept.

Indian depredations in Oregon and Washington

letter from the secretary of war, ad interim, in answer to a resolution of the House calling for information in relation to depredations by the Indians in the territories of Oregon and Washington ...

by United States. War Dept.

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Published by s.n. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hudson"s Bay Company,
  • San Juan Islands (Wash.),
  • Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHouse. Ex. doc. - [United States], 36th Cong., 2d sess -- no. 29., Western Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 573, no. 5869., Ex. doc. (United States. Congress (36th, 2nd session). House) -- 36th Congress, 2nd session, no. 29.
    ContributionsHarney, William S. 1800-1889., United States. Army. Dept. of the Columbia.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination90 p.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15434642M
    LC Control Number87832735

    III. A History of Treaty Making and Reservations on the Olympic Peninsula. Introduction. The Washington Territory was carved out of the Oregon Territory in , during the closing days of Millard Fillmore’s administration. The appointment of the territorial governor then fell to the newly elected Democratic President Franklin Pierce. It Happened on the Oregon Trail includes twenty-nine unusual, remarkable, little known events that happened along the trail from Independence, Missouri to Oregon's Willamette Valley. From Rufus K. Porter's brilliant plan to fly people to Oregon in hot air balloons.

    Indian's stronghold. Howard, then, was not wholly lacking in an understanding of and sym-pathy for Indians when he arrived at Portland late in the summer of At that time peace generally prevailed throughout his department, which embraced the state of Oregon, Washington Territory, Alaska, and most of Idaho Territory. In the three years. SECRETARY OF WAR JEFFERSON DAVIS’ REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT FROM THE LIBRARY OF T.D. JUDAH. In early April, , future CPRR Chief Engineer Theodore D. Judah suddenly left his native New York for California by way of steamer and Nicaragua. Then the year old Chief Engineer of the Buffalo, New York and Erie Railroad, just days before sailing Judah had been .

    Contrary to Hollywood depictions and popular myths that portray the natives in a negative light as savages, mercilessly victimizing pioneers, the historical record presents a different story. In fact, sustained attacks by Indians on wagon trains were rare and encounters between Indians and emigrants were, more often, peaceful and mutually advantageous. Full text of "History of Indian depredations in Utah" See other formats.


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Indian depredations in Oregon and Washington by United States. War Dept. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Washington and Oregon Superintendency. View as: PDF. Pioneer and Democrat» 5/22/» Page 2» Column 1. Notice to Persons Holding Claims Against the Indian Department of Washington Territory. View as: PDF. [Indian Depredations] View as: PDF.

Get this from a library. Indian depredations in Oregon and Washington: letter from the secretary of war, ad interim, in answer to a resolution of the House calling for information in relation to depredations by the Indians in the territories of Oregon and Washington. [William S Harney; United States.

War Department.; United States. Army. The Washington Territory was carved out of the Oregon Territory induring the closing days of Millard Fillmore's administration. The appointment of the territorial governor then fell to the newly elected Democratic President Franklin Pierce. He chose Isaac I.

Stevens, a military officer, veteran of the Mexican War, and a political supporter. Washington Talking Book & Braille Library; Institutional Library Services; Claims on Account of Indian Depredations in Washington Territory.

View as: PDF. Pioneer and Democrat» 11/6/» Page 3» Column 1. Indian Affairs in Oregon and Washington Territories. View as: PDF. Pioneer and Democrat» 11/6/» Page 1» Column 2. The river of the West [electronic resource]: life and adventure in the Rocky Mountains and Oregon, embracing events in the life-time of a mountain-man and pioneer, with the early history of the north-western slope, including an account of the fur traders, the Indian tribes, the overland immigration, the Oregon missions and the tragic fate of.

California to Oregon. he was attacked by Indians in this region. and from that time forward hardly a year passed without depredations on one side or the other.

until the close of the Modoc war in The Indian who felt himself wronged by a white man revenged himself according to Indian custom upon the first white man that fell in his way. Colorado historian Jeff Broome’s latest Indian wars book relates Plains Indian depredations and settlers' claims during the Cheyenne War Kellen Cutsforth Jeff Broome thoroughly researched Indian depredation claims at the National Archives, and took on all critics, to put together his new book, Cheyenne War.

They believed that the Indian way of life was intrinsically inferior to theirs and that, if Indians were left in their "savage" state, they would fall prey to white vices (primarily drunkenness, prostitution, and gambling) and depredations.

In their minds, Indians had two choices: extermination or civilization. Indian Hostilities in Oregon and Washington Territories,being a compilation of correspondence on the subject transmitted to congress by the president of the U.

in July ↩ This was one of 3 carpenters at work who ran for the blockhouse, overtook the cars on the way, cut the mules loose, and mounting them, spread the alarm.

The Oregon-Washington Indian Wars - Causes, Immediate and Remote - Race Conflict for Supremacy - Agency of the Treaties - Condition of the Territories as to Defense - Neglect of the Government to Station Sufficient Troops - The "Ward Massacre," - Indian Outrages Precipitate the War - Murder of Bolon, Indian Agent - Haller's Expedition to.

Depredations and massacre by the Snake River Indians: letter of the acting secretary of the interior transmitting a report of the commissioner of Indian affairs relative to the Indian depredations committed in the state of Oregon and territory of Washington, and the massacre of.

Full text of "History of the Pacific Northwest: Oregon and Washington; embracing an account of the original discoveries on the Pacific coast of North America, and a description of the conquest, settlement and subjugation of the original territory of Oregon; also interesting biographies of the earliest settlers and more prominent men and women of the Pacific Northwest, including a descripiton.

Sources: Ray H. Glassley, Indian Wars of the Pacific Northwest (Portland: Binfords & Mort, [], ), ; Kent D. Richards, Isaac I. Stevens: Young Man in a Hurry (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, ), ; Robert H. Ruby and John H. Brown, The Cayuse Indians: Imperial Tribesmen of Old Oregon (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ), ; T.

Knudsen, Warrior. Oregon and Washington Volunteers/ [Letter of Joel Palmer, late superintendent of Indian affairs for Oregon, relative to the service of Captain Jesse Walker’s company of mounted volunteers, contributed to restrain those lawless bands from committing their usual depredations.

Oregon and Washington Volunteers/ Rogue and upper Klamath river tribes commenced depredations and continued (at least a portion of them) until the latter part of the spring of in Oregon, than I do, as it is out of my jurisdiction as Indian agent. The Upper Klamath or Klamath Lake Indians (with the exception of the tribe of.

His book, A History of Oregon –is a good source of information for dispelling the existence of a Fort Bonneville in the Green River Valley. At the conclusion of the rendezvous, the missionaries were escorted to Walla Walla by a Hudson’s Bay caravan under the leadership of.

CHAPTER LVII. ( - ) Southern Oregon - Counties of Josephine and Curry - Straggling Savages Murder and Rob Umpqua Lighthouse - Trial and Execution of enos - Chief John Sent to San Francisco - Desperate and Almost Successful Attempt of Himself and Son to Capture the Steamship - Military Wagon Road - Discovery of Gold in the Umpqua Valley.

As for the murders and depredations that have been committed in Oregon and Washington in the present war, if an Indian has a soul let us not mention it, or ask who has the most notches cut upon the tally-stick, lest the Indian appear in the distance.

I am ashamed to acknowledge that we done all that we have accused the Indian of. July 9, Malheur River (Drewsey, Oregon) Cattle thefts and depredations near the Burnt River in the summer of led to a punitive expedition by the Oregon Volunteers.

Charles Hobarrt took 40 men of Companies A, B, and D, 1st. Oregon Cavalry, out of Camp Lyon on July 2nd. Report of Henry Knox on the Northwestern Indians (J ) [Conflict between whites and Indians along the Wabash River created a crisis in Indian Affairs.

Secretary of War Henry Knox (the official charged with supervision of Indian relations) in this report urged adoption of what he believed to be a just and humane policy that recognized. Includes reports by Indian superintendent's of Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Oregon, Washington and California.

Commissioners report notes that the Indians of New Mexico have been quiet except for the "large and powerful tribe of Navajos, who have continued their depredations and outrages upon our citizens, in violation of their treaty obligations.A similar request for volunteers was made the same month by Washington Territorial officials to address their own Indian hostilities, “calling upon the people of the territory capable of bearing arms ” 11 Later, Washington Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens, in a speech before Congress, stated “ it is now generally admitted that there.BOOK REVIEW / Life on the Oregon trail: Go to it, Snooks]: The plains across John D Unruh Pimlico, pounds 9 Indian 'depredations' were responsible for less than 4 per cent of the people who.