News of the Week, May 21 to May 27

Oregon Spectator, May 27, 1847 PUBLIC MEETINGS Pursuant to a notice, which appeared in the Spectator of the 13th inst. for the purpose of obtaining an expression of public sentiment relative to trespass on land claims, a very numerous and respectable body of citizens of Clackamas with many from other counties, assembled at the City…

News of the Week, May 7 to May 13

Oregon Spectator, May 13, 1847 The trespass “wars” expand… NOTICE I HEREBY caution all persons (particularly Gen. Alanson Husted) against trespassing in any manner whatever upon my Land Claim, situated on the bank of the Clackamas River, opposite to the Indian village, and which was recorded by me on the 18th of January 1847 –…

News of the Week, June 12 – 18

The Oregon Argus, June 14, 1856 Special Notice. Upon a recent funeral occasion, at the suggestion of Rev. G. H. Atkinson, it was voted to hold a meeting of the citizens of Oregon City and vicinity, at some future time, and take some steps to secure the burying ground to the use of the citizens…

News of the Week – Memorial Day

Oregon City Enterprise, May 22, 1896 There are many people in Oregon City who would like to visit the cemetery between now and Memorial Day, but the distance is so great they cannot stand the walk. Heretofore livery hire has been so high that few could afford to hire a rig, but Young, at the…