Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS 332
Scope and Contents: The papers consist of thirty-four letters, seventy-seven pages in all, written to and by Charles H. Mason. The majority of the letters relate to the beginnings of Indian hostilities in 1855. Other letters concern Fayette McMullin's attack on Mason's character in 1858.
Call Number: WA MSS S-1172
Overview: The collection consists primarily of the papers of W. W. Miller, but it also includes the correspondence and writings of many northwestern pioneers. The papers document the organization and development of Washington Territory, and in particular, political affairs and local governement administration. Along with Miller's personal, business, and government papers, there are letters to Gov. Isaac Stevens and his writings.There are also photographs and financial, legal, and biographical...
Call Number: WA MSS 442-445
Overview: The Stevens papers contain correspondence, reports, memoranda, and maps documenting the 1856 declaration of martial law in Washington Territory and Indian hostilities, relations with the Hudson's Bay Company and the Puget Sound Agricultural Company, and political events during Steven's administration (WA MSS 442-444). In 1857, Stevens prepared a map of the Washington and Nebraska territories for his report on the railroad survey with information on various Indian tribes, reservations,...