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ORD FAMILY PAPERS: PART 2
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/23/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, providing a vivid glimpse of life in California prior to the gold rush. Reference leaving on the ship "Natalie" to raise recruits at Salt Lake [City], Richard B. Mason, army activities in northern Mexico, description of Santa Cruz [California], and Ord's regiment during the Mexican War. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California. Dated 2/23/1848. During the Mexican War, which ended 2/1848, E.O.C. Ord served garrison duty in Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/26/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding shipments and family news. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California. Dated 2/26/1848.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
4/13/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/13/1848 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding politics and military matters. Reference to Stephen Watts Kearny being ordered to Mexico, opinion against John C. Fremont, Christopher Q. Tompkins arriving, the upcoming Congress in Washington [DC], Winfield Scott's victories producing excitement, and residents of Monterey [California]. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
5/20/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/20/1848[?] from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, Acting Assistant Surgeon, U.S. Army, updating him on the latest news. Presumably sent from Monterey, California. Sent to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
6/14/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope) dated 6/14/1848 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding a proposed treaty between the U.S. and Mexico. Mention of Winfield Scott being tired of the court of inquiry. In other matters, mention of the 1848 Revolution in France and Louis Philippe. Reference to Gideon J. Pillow. Reference to William T. Sherman leaving for the gold region. Reference to Henry Wager Halleck. Sent to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
6/18/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/18/1848 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, with discussion of acquaintances. Mention of the truce in Mexico. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
6/29/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/29/1848 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, describing the California gold rush. Reference to William T. Sherman. Comment that many are leaving Monterey, California to prospect for gold. Reference to the farmers near Sutter's Mill reaping rewards. Reference to Henry Wager Halleck. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
7/20/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/20/1848 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding gold mines. Reference to William T. Sherman returning with gold from mines. Ord mentions he will leave tomorrow to visit the scene of the gold rush. Reference to Lewis Cass and David E. Twiggs. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
8/23/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/23/1848 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, vividly describing a recent visit to the heart of the California gold rush. Reference to Sutter's Mill and William T. Sherman. Sent from Monterey, California to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/24/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/24/1850 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, revealing that he just heard that his father James Ord had been removed from office. E.O.C. Ord notes that he expects to be transferred to the topographical engineers. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
4/13/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 4/13/1850 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, describing a recent visit to their parents' home. Edward notes his parents' wish to move to California. Reference to William T. Sherman's upcoming marriage. Discussion of family news. Discussion of California becoming a state. Reference to Henry Wager Halleck. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
11/10/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/10/1850 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, indicating that he is on a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio and will return to Washington, D.C. soon. Edward mentions his impending marriage. Sent from Cleveland, Ohio.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 E.O.C. Ord to Robert Brent Ord
6/10/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/10/1851 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother Robert Brent Ord, with discussion of family news. Reference to William T. Sherman living happily with his family.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
7/24/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/24/1851 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family matters. Mention of Edward possibly being transferred with any officer but William T. Sherman. Sent from Fort Independence, Boston.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/19/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed (with envelope) dated 2/19/1852 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family news. Sent from New York City to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/1/1854

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/1/1854 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding finances, with reference to getting information from William T. Sherman. Sent from San Pedro, California to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
3/5/1854

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/5/1854 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, with discussion of family news. Reference to Don Manuel's death. Reference in postscript William T. Sherman and a draft being paid. Sent from San Pedro, California to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
11/8/1854

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/8/1854 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, concerning family matters. Edward writes that John Ellis Wool, hero of two wars, deserves praise. Sent from San Pedro, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
12/13/1854

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 12/13/1854 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family issues. Sent from San Pedro, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/7/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (in Spanish) dated 2/7/1855 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding the family. Sent from San Pedro, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
5/23/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/23/1855 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding financial matters. Sent from Benicia, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
6/10/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/10/1855 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family news. Sent from Benicia, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
7/8/1855

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/8/1855 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, mostly personal and family related. Edward expresses his desire to be stationed near Monterey, California. Edward suggests a complimentary notice of John Ellis Wood be placed in the "Monterey Sentinel." Sent from Benicia, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 John M. Farland to E.O.C. Ord
3/3/1866

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Noted Signed (a receipt) dated 3/3/1866: Edward Otho Cresap Ord in account with John M. Farland for kerosene oil. Signed by Farland.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Alfred Morton to E.O.C. Ord
1/11/1869

DESCRIPTION: 1 Telegram dated 1/11/1869 from Alfred Morton to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, stating that the sale of flume is postponed. Sent from Wilmington, California to Los Angeles, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 A.A. Humphreys to E.O.C. Ord
2/10/1869

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/10/1869 from Andrew A. Humphreys to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, concerning brevets. Reference to a conversation with John M. Schofield about brevets. Mention of President Andrew Johnson in regard to brevets. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Grant & McLean to E.O.C. Ord
9/29/1869

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/29/1869 from Grant & McLean; manufacturers & dealers in oak and hemlock, leather, saddles, collars and saddlery hardware; to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, regarding a bid and a potential shipment. Reference to an offer by John A. Rawlins. Sent from 209 Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois. On Grant & McLean stationery.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 E.O.C. Ord to James L. Ord
2/4/1873

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/4/1873 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord to his brother James Lycurgus Ord, reporting the death of their father James Ord. Sent from Headquarters Department of the Platte, Omaha, Nebraska.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 E.O.C. Ord - Account Book
1879 - 1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 account book: "San Antonio National Bank, with Genl. E. O. C. Ord," dated 1879-1880.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Cecil Clay to E.O.C. Ord
1/28/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 1/28/1880 from American Civil War veteran Cecil Clay to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, praising the 58th Pennsylvania regiment and inviting Ord to write Civil War recollections. Sent from Washington, D.C.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 William T. Sherman & S. B. Maxey
12/20/1880 - 12/21/1880

DESCRIPTION: Typed Transcript of letter dated 12/20/1880 from Senator S. B. Maxey, of the Senate Military Committee, to General William T. Sherman, Commanding U.S. Army, regarding Senate bill 1922 for the relief of Brigadier General & Brevet Major-General Edward C. Ord; sent from U.S. Senate Chamber, Washington, D.C. Also, Typed Transcript of letter in reply from Sherman to Maxey dated 12/21/1880, praising Ord at length; sent from Fifth Avenue Hotel, Madison Square, N.Y. A handwritten note [presumably dated 1936: see Ord Family Papers: Part 2, Box 1 Folder 34] by Eleanor Sherman Fitch notes that the letters were copied from newspaper articles in a scrap book.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 E.O.C. Ord - Notes about Him
late 1800s?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Notes about the life and letters of Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Date of writing unknown.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 E.O.C. Ord - Manuscript about Him
9/6/1894

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript (first two pages only) concerning the life of Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Author unidentified. Dated Searcy College, Arkansas, 9/6/1894.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Eleanor Sherman Fitch to Ellen F. Ord
10/17/1936

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/17/1936 from Eleanor Sherman Fitch to Ellen Frances Ord (granddaughter of Edward Otho Cresap Ord), concerning family history research. Reference to Tecumseh Sherman feeling like the Ords are part of the family. Reference to William T. Sherman, Ellen Sherman, Henry Smith Turner, and Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Encloses Typed Transcripts of William T. Sherman letters about Edward Otho Cresap Ord [now in Box 1 Folder 31 of the Ord Family Papers: Part 2]. Sent from New York City.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Vicksburg National Military Park
8/15/1941

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 8/15/1941 from James R. McConaghie, Superintendent of Vicksburg National Military Park, to Ellen Frances Ord, of the American Association of University Women, transcribing the inscription of a statue of Edward Otho Cresap Ord in Vicksburg National Military Park and offering to assist her with a biography on General Ord.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Eric A. Falconer to David J. Stollery
2/1/1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter dated 2/1/1944 from Eric A. Falconer to David J. Stollery, regarding research on the career of Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Sent from San Francisco, California to San Mateo, California. On same document is brief Autograph Letter Signed from Falconer to Ellen Frances Ord, wishing her success with her biography of General Ord.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 NY Genealogical & Biographical Society
11/26/1954

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 11/26/1954 from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society to Ellen Frances Ord, concerning family history research of Eleanor Sherman Fitch on the connection between the Sherman and Ord families.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 E.O.C. Ord - Undated Corresp.
undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains the following six (6) pieces of undated correspondence from, to, and about Edward Otho Cresap Ord:

- Autograph Letter Signed from Ord to his son-in-law John S. Mason, predicting trouble with Mexico and making reference to Geronimo Trevino.

- Autograph Note Signed by Ord: travel account with Colonel Brown.

- Autograph Letter (badly faded) to Ord, regarding a purchase.

- Autograph Letter to Ord from San Antonio.

- Typed Manuscript by unidentified author (1 page, torn, regarding duties at Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, with reference to Ord).

- Typed Manuscript (1 page, with handwritten corrections) forming the Society of the Army of the James, dated 1911.



Box: 1 Fold: 39 "Chicago Tribune"
late 1800s?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated late 1800s from a "Volunteer General" to the "Chicago Tribune," regarding a measure before Congress concerning disposition of infantry officers.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 E.O.C. Ord - Drawing
10/18/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Pencil Drawing by Edward Otho Cresap Ord, depicting a bottle. Dated 10/18/1851.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Typed Mss: "General E.O.C. Ord"
1818 - 1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Manuscript: "General E.O.C. Ord," providing detailed biographical information on General Ord. Pencil notation indicates the information was compiled by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Autograph Mss re: E.O.C. Ord
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated Autograph Manuscript (in French) labeled in pencil as "Memoir of Genl [Edward Otho Cresap] Ord [1818-1883] in French." The document is a biographical sketch of Ord, not a memoir.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Military Records E.O.C. Ord
1818 - 1883

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Manuscript Notes: "Military Record of Maj Gen E.O.C. Ord [1818-1883] compiled from rec by his son Lt. Col. E.O.C. Ord II [1858-1923]."

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Notes re: E.O.C. Ord
1858 - 1923

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Notes in shorthand about Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Presumably, the notes were written by his son Edward Otho Cresap Ord, II.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 E.O.C. Ord - Printed Signature
1818 - 1883

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Signature of Edward Otho Cresap Ord (1818-1883). Not handwritten.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Map of Virginia
1862

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Map: "Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia. From actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859. Corrected and Revised by J. T. Lloyd to 1862, from Surveys made by Capt. W. Angelo Powell, of the U.S. Topographical Engineers." Oversized. Folded.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Mathew Brady Photo of E.O.C. Ord
1861? - 1865?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Photograph of Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Taken by Mathew Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, No. 352 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C. Circa 1861-1865.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Photos of E.O.C. Ord
1818 - 1883

DESCRIPTION: 3 photographs of Edward Otho Cresap Ord (1818-1883). As the photos were taken of photos, they are second generation copies.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Photo of Mary Mercer Thompson Ord
1854? - 1883?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Photograph of Mary Mercer Thompson Ord, who married Edward Otho Cresap Ord (1818-1883) in 1854.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Ord, E.O.C. II - Biographical Sketch
1858 - 1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Manuscript: "Memorandum of Military Service of Captain E. O. C. Ord [II (1858-1923)] U. S. A." Provides biographical information on Ord's career.



Box: 2 Fold: 2 Ord, E.O.C. II - Target Record Book
1886 - 1887

DESCRIPTION: 1 Target Record Book of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Provides records of his marksmanship in practice. Dated 1886-1887.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Ord, E.O.C. II - Diary
1890 - 1891

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Manuscript Diary of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Dated 1890-1891. "From Camp on Tongue R[iver] Mt. to Powder River and Return." Includes pencil drawings at end by Ord.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Ord, E.O.C. II - Journal
1891 - 1893

DESCRIPTION: 1 lengthy and detailed Autograph Manuscript journal of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II: "Fort Keogh, Montana." Includes correspondence, accounts, inventions, and notes in English and in shorthand. Dated 1891-1893.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Ord, E.O.C. II - Cuban War Diary
1898

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Manuscript Diary: "Cuban War Diary of E.O.C. Ord II." Provides detailed descriptions of Ord's service in the Spanish-American War in 1898. Includes four (4) pages which were once in the diary but have since fallen out.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Ord, E.O.C. II - Diary
1903

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript Diary by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, Captain, U.S. Army. Extensive and detailed. Mostly in English, some notes in shorthand. Dated 1903.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Ord, E.O.C. II - Notebook
1911

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Manuscript Notebook of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Very brief. Dated 1911.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Ord, E.O.C. II - Drawing
1858 - 1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated drawing by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II (1858-1923). Depicts houses overlooking water.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Ord, E.O.C. II - Drawing
1858? - 1923?

DESCRIPTION: 1 drawing by Edward Otho Cresap Ord (1858-1923). Depicts a person's head.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Ord, E.O.C. II - Drawing
1/12/1902

DESCRIPTION: 1 drawing by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II (1858-1923): "approaching Honolulu - the Island." Dated 6/12/1902.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Ord, E.O.C. II - Typed Mss.
1858 - 1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Manuscript: "A copy of statement made by E.O.C. Ord. The Ord Ranch. Description of the land." Found among papers of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II (1858-1923).

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Ord, E.O.C. II - Finances
1901? - 1902?

DESCRIPTION: Account Book of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II in account with California Safe Deposit & Trust Company. Includes canceled checks signed by Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Arizona
1911

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1911 to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, mostly concerning land. Correspondents include government land agent M. E. Leverich & Company of Phoenix, Arizona; Gripps Brewing Company of Peoria, Illinois; the Department of the Interior, regarding Ord's request to be placed in charge of the Pima Agency in Sacaton, Arizona; and the U.S. Land Office, concerning a homestead entry. Sent to Florence, Arizona.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Arizona
1912

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1912 to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, mostly regarding land in Arizona. Correspondents include government land agents M. E. Leverich & Company of Phoenix, Arizona; U.S. House of Representatives member from Arizona Carl Hayden, whose Typed Letter Signed to Ord dated 8/12/1912 regarding the Three Year Homestead Law is retained, together with 1 printed speech: "Reducing the Homestead Period from Five to Three Years: Speech of Hon. Carl Hayden of Arizona in the House of Representatives, March 20, 1912" (Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1912) and a printed item: "Circular No. 142. The Three Year Homestead Law"; and Henry W. Howard regarding the health of Geronimo Trevino. Sent to Ord in Florence, Arizona and in Los Angeles, California.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Arizona
1913

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1913 to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, mostly concerning land in Arizona. Correspondents include government land agents M. E. Leverich & Company in Phoenix, Arizona and Department of the Interior. Includes copy of letter from Ord to the Commissioner of the U.S. Land Office in Washington, D.C. Also includes land documents signed by Ord. Sent to Ord in Florence, Arizona.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Arizona
1915 - 1916

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1915-1916 to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, regarding land in Arizona. Sent to Ord in Florence, Arizona.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Arizona
1916

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and documents sent to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II by Southern Pacific Company Land Department. Sent from San Francisco, California to Florence, Arizona. Dated 1916.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Arizona
1916

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1916 to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Correspondents include West Coast Art Company of Los Angeles, California. Sent to Florence, Arizona. Also includes Autograph Letter Signed by Ord, written in shorthand, dated 1916.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Arizona (Spanish)
1912

DESCRIPTION: Telegrams (in Spanish) sent back and forth between Edward Otho Cresap Ord II and Geronimo Trevino dated 1912, concerning the health of Ord's nephew Geronimo Edwardo Trevino y Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Arizona
1911? - 1916?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Manuscript Notes by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Regarding land in Arizona. Circa 1911-1916.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Arizona - Printed Matter
1907 - 1914

DESCRIPTION: 2 printed items in the Arizona file of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II: Pamphlet: United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, "The Country's Forests" (Washington: GPO, 1914) [ex libris E.O.C. Ord II]. Map: U.S. Geological Survey, "Arizona. Sacaton Quadrangle" (Washington: U.S. Geological Survey, 1907).

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Army
1879 - 1910

DESCRIPTION: Printed Letter dated Washington, D.C. 7/29/1879 from G. W. McCrary, Secretary of War, regarding application questions for appointment in the U.S. Army, together with printed copy of General Orders No. 81 on the same subject. Also, Typed Manuscript: report of the Inspector General of the annual inspection for 1910.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Army
1911

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Edward Otho Cresap Ord dated 1911. Includes 1 Autograph Letter (draft) from Ord to Arizona Governor Richard E. Sloan, expressing his desire to remain in Arizona. Correspondents writing to Ord include United States Revolver Association (Printed Item re: annual meeting), U.S. House of Representatives member from Texas James L. Slayden (Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/10/1911 re: introducing Ord to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs), U.S. Senator George C. Perkins (Typed Letter Signed dated 7/25/1911 re: a copy of the Congressional Record, with mention of meeting Ord's father in Butte County, CA), U.S. War Department (Typed Letter Signed dated 7/19/1911 re: maps of the Mexican state of Coahuila and Typed Letter Signed dated 5/24/1911 re: organized militia), Richard E. Sloan (Typed Letter [carbon copy] dated 5/13/1911 to Ralph H. Cameron re: introducing Ord), Order of Indian Wars of the United States (Typed Letter Signed dated 9/15/1911), and U.S. House of Representatives member from California Julius Kahn (Typed Letter Signed dated 7/24/1911 re: publications about the San Francisco fire).

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Army
1912 - 1914

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1912-1914 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Includes Autograph Letters Signed (copies) sent from Florence, Arizona, regarding supply orders and seeking the post of Senior Officer on duty with the Organized Militia of Arizona, with reference to Arizona Governor Richard E. Sloan. Also, Autograph Letter Signed (copy) dated 5/9/1914 from Ord to Arizona Governor George W. P. Hunt, regarding Ord's son Julius Garesche Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Army
1912

DESCRIPTION: 2 Telegrams dated 1912 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord II to Geronimo Trevino, regarding the health of Ord's nephew Geronimo Trevino y Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Army
5/27/1915 - 9/12/1918

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 5/27/1915 from Adjutant General of the Army to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, regarding the policy of the War Department relative return of retired officers to the active list. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Florence, Arizona. Also, Printed Letter dated 9/12/1918 from Peyton C. March: Special Orders No. 214 [extract] re: retirement of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Army
1879? - 1915?

DESCRIPTION: A few undated documents among the Army File of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Includes 1 Typed Manuscript (1 page) by Ord regarding his experiences during the Spanish-American War.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 Product Orders
1911 - 1916

DESCRIPTION: Product orders placed by Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Originally kept by Ord in a folder labeled "orders." Includes orders from Montgomery Ward & Company of Kansas City, Missouri. Ord placed the orders from Encantada Ranch, Florence, Arizona.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 "Scrap" Papers
1911 - 1916

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II dated 1911-1916. Originally kept by Ord in a folder labeled "Scrap." Correspondents include the University of Cincinnati History Department, Brent's (Home Furnishings Establishment) of Los Angeles, Florence [Arizona] Commercial Company, Michea-Arballo Mercantile Company [Florence], and other Florence companies. Circa 1911-1916.

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Trevino, Geronimo
8/2/1906

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed (in Spanish) dated 8/2/1906 from Geronimo Trevino to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, requesting written authorization from Ord to proceed with the allocation of Ord's lands among family members. Reference to Santiago Ord. Sent from Hacienda "La Babia," Villa Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico to Berkeley, California.

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Geronimo Trevino
1910

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (some in English, some in Spanish) dated 1910 from Geronimo Trevino to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Regarding iron and steel companies in Monterrey [Mexico] receiving Ord, and family land. Some sent from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Includes 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/23/;1910 from Ord to F. L. Perez, with reference to Trevino, Lucy Mason Ord, Julius Garesche Ord, and James L. Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 20 Geronimo Trevino
4/23/1911

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 4/23/1911 from Geronimo Trevino to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, with reference to the peace talks in the Mexican Revolution. Sent from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Douglas, Arizona.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Geronimo Trevino
6/19/1911

DESCRIPTION: 1 Typed Letter Signed dated 6/19/1911 from Geronimo Trevino to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, expressing his hope for peace in Mexico and indicating that Trevino has asked to retire from the army to go back to his ranch. Mention of Trevino's son Geronimo Trevino y Ord. Sent from Monterrey, Mexico to Berkeley, California.

Box: 3 Fold: 22 Geronimo Trevino
1911

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (some in Spanish, some in English) dated 1911 from Geronimo Trevino to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, mostly regarding the health of Trevino's son Geronimo Trevino y Ord. Letter of 7/3/1911 includes discussion of sending Trevino y Ord to Rochester [Minnesota] to be treated by the Mayo family physicians. Includes Autograph Letters Signed (in Spanish) dated 1/8/1911 from Ord to Trevino.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Geronimo Trevino
1912

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (some in English, some in Spanish) dated 1912 between Edward Otho Cresap Ord II and Geronimo Trevino, mostly regarding the health of Geronimo Trevino y Ord and expenses.

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Geronimo Trevino
2/23/1912

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter dated 2/23/1912 from Edward Otho Cresap Ord II to Geronimo Trevino, offering to assemble a regiment in the U.S. to aid General Trevino in his rebellion to restore the republic in Mexico. Ord asks for land and monetary compensation for those who fight in the regiment. Sent from Los Angeles, California.

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Geronimo Trevino
1912?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter from Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, advising Geronimo Trevino on matters in regard to the Mexican Revolution. The letter is incomplete as it begins with page 5. Circa 1912.

Box: 3 Fold: 26 Geronimo Trevino
1913

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (some in English, some in Spanish) dated 1913 between Edward Otho Cresap Ord and Geronimo Trevino, regarding the health of Trevino's son, Geronimo Trevino y Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 Geronimo Trevino
7/1/1915

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Document (in Spanish) dated 7/1/1915 regarding the health of Geronimo Trevino y Ord.

Box: 3 Fold: 28 Geronimo Trevino
1906 - 1915

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (in Spanish) regarding the health of Geronimo Trevino y Ord. Circa 1906-1915.

Box: 3 Fold: 29 Geronimo Trevino
1906? - 1915?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (in Spanish) regarding the health of Geronimo Trevino y Ord. Circa 1906-1915.

Box: 3 Fold: 30 Geronimo Trevino
1906? - 1915?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (some in Spanish, some in English) between Edward Otho Cresap Ord II and Geronimo Trevino, regarding the health of Trevino's son Geronimo Trevino y Ord. Circa 1906-1915.

Box: 3 Fold: 31 Geronimo Trevino
1911

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated Autograph Manuscript Poem (in Spanish) written on a piece of cardboard. Also, 1 Typed Document stamped 10/13/1911 agreement between Edward Otho Cresap Ord II and Juan F. Burchard.

Box: 3 Fold: 32 Geronimo Trevino
1911

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1911 of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Correspondents include Juan F. Burchard (Attorney, Monterrey, Mexico). Includes Autograph Manuscript (in shorthand) by Ord: "Process: Gold Extraction." Documents originally kept in a file of Ord's labeled "Trevino - Land."

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Geronimo Trevino - Newspaper Clip
1914?

DESCRIPTION: 1 Printed Newspaper Article regarding the estate of Geronimo Trevino (1836-1914): "Says Son Too Young for Administration."

Box: 3 Fold: 34 Geronimo Trevino - Estate
1913? - 1916?

DESCRIPTION: Documents (some in Spanish, some in English) among the papers of Edward Otho Cresap Ord, originally kept in a folder labeled "Geronimo Trevino Estate." Circa 1913-1916.

Box: 3 Fold: 35 Los Angeles Receipts
1911 - 1912

DESCRIPTION: Receipts of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Los Angeles. Originally kept in his papers in a folder labeled "Geronimo Trevino Estate."

Box: 3 Fold: 36 "Mixed Papers"
1906? - 1915?

DESCRIPTION: Documents (some in English, some in shorthand) among the papers of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Originally kept by Ord in a folder labeled: "Mixed Papers & Mines in Arizona." Correspondents include Geronimo Trevino. Reference to Geronimo Trevino y Ord.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 E.O.C. Ord II
1870s

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1870s of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Includes Autograph Letter Signed (3/26/1872) from Ord to his sister Roberta Augusta Ord (de Trevino) re: family matters; Printed Letter (7/30/1879), Commission (8/15/1879), and Printed Letter (9/23/1879) appointing Ord as Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Box: 4 Fold: 2 E.O.C. Ord II
1881

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Letter Signed [Special Orders No. 38 - Extract] dated 4/14/1881 from A. J. Dallas, regarding orders for Edward Otho Cresap Ord II to make drawings of the post; sent from Fort Duncan, Texas. Also, Autograph Document dated 9/1/1881: balance of Ord with Pendleton & Co., Mobeetie, Texas.

Box: 4 Fold: 3 E.O.C. Ord II
1882

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Manuscript Notebook of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II: "Private account of E.O.C. Ord" listing some of his expenses for 1882. Also, 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/7/1882 from John A. Kress to Ord, acknowledging receipt of a letter; sent from San Antonio, Texas.

Box: 4 Fold: 4 E.O.C. Ord II
1883

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence dated 1883 to Edward Otho Cresap Ord II. Correspondents include Geronimo Trevino (Autograph Letter Signed 6/2/1883 in Spanish with English translation re: Ord trying to obtain a ranch in Mexico), John A. Kress (Autograph Letter Signed 7/14/1883 from San Antonio Arsenal re: a manufacturing question) and U.S. War Department Quartermaster General's Office (re: transport from San Antonio, Texas to Durango, Colorado).

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