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Title John Lyle and Lyle Farm
Author Glen, Julia V.
Date 1925
Document Type Rare Book
Region Oregon
Keywords housing, migrant, homesteader, wagon train, Oregon Trail, overland trail, settlement, school, law, state formation, Hudson's Bay Company
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "John Lyle made the overland trip to Oregon in 1845 and immediately upon his arrival in Oregon opened a school - the first in Polk County. The following year it was noticed as Jefferson Institute in the Oregon Spectator for February 5, 1846. Lyle was later clerk of the Provisional Court and of the District Court. He died in 1862 while at the mines in Eastern Oregon."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1572
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue