News of the Week, August 13 to August 19

Oregon Spectator, August 19, 1847 THE LARGEST IMMIGRATION YET – We have information by letter that there are nearly two thousand wagons on the Oregon route, all of which, with the exception of some four hundred Mormon wagons, are bound for this country. We think this rather a large estimate. One thousand wagons will do…

News of the Week, August 6 to August 12

Oregon City Enterprise, August 10, 1867 BEAUTIFUL MONUMENT – On Wednesday last Mr. Wm. Barlow of this city, received from Mr. Young of Portland, a splendid California marble monument, nicely polished, standing nearly five feet in height, to mark the last resting spot of his deceased little daughter Virginia A. The top part of the…