Rees family papers [manuscript], 1843-1910.
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James Willis Nesmith was born July 23, 1820 in New Brunswick, Canada. He arrived in Oregon in 1843 with pioneer missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman. Nesmith held several public offices, including provisional government supreme court judge, state legislator, captain in the Cayuse, Rogue River, and Yakima Indian Wars, U.S. marshall, superintendent of Indian affairs, and U.S. senator. From the description of James Willis Nesmith papers, 1845-1885. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)....
The Oregon Pioneer Association was the predecessor of the Oregon Historical Society. From the description of Pioneer registers, ca. 1873-ca. 1930. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 42890913 ...