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ORD FAMILY PAPERS: PART 3
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
11/22/1847

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/22/1847 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, surgeon with the U.S. Army 3rd Artillery, regarding family news, Sault Sainte Marie social life and economic life, and advice on what to do should he meet a grizzly bear. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
8/18/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/18/1848 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family news, with reference to troops returning from Mexico. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
12/30/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 12/30/1848 from James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord, Acting Surgeon to Company of 3rd Artillery U.S. Army, mostly regarding family news and family acquaintances and interactions with Native Americans. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
3/2/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/2/1850 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding James Lycurgus Ord's candidacy for member of Congress, the possibility of California joining the Union, and family news. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
11/8/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/8/1850 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, with mention of an account against the Quartermaster's Department, family visits, and Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
11/9/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/9/1850 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding an account with the Quartermaster General, with reference to General Thomas Sidney Jessup. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
11/23/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/23/1850 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family news, an account with the Quartermasters Department, with reference to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, and mention of the Fugitive Slave Act. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
2/21/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/21/1851 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family news and an account with the Quartermasters Office. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
5/7/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/7/1851 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, with reference to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, mention of an account with the Quartermasters Office, and discussion of family news. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
7/21/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/21/1851 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, with mention of family travels in Maryland and elsewhere and of Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Sent from Grantsville, Maryland to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
10/4/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/4/1851 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, discussing family news, with reference to Edward Otho Cresap Ord and to Georgetown Visitation. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
12/20/1851

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 12/20/1851 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, with references to Edward Otho Cresap Ord and family news. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
2/2/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/2/1852 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding a ranch in Sacramento, family news, reference to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, James' land bounty for War of 1812 services, Edward's land bounty for Mexican War services, and James' plans to move to California. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
2/22/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/22/1852 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, with references to Edward Otho Cresap Ord and to family matters. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
3/6/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/6/1852 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, with mention of Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Sent from Washington, D.C. to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 James Ord to James Lycurgus Ord
7/14/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 7/14/1858 from James Ord to his son James Lycurgus Ord, regarding family news. Reference to Edward Otho Cresap Ord going to fight in the Indian Wars. Sent from Soquel to Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
12/30/1841

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 12/30/1841 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, concerning family news, with mention of having supper at Mrs. James L. Schoolcraft's home and discussion of society in Sault Sainte Marie. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Little Crossings, Allegany County, Maryland, but redirected to Dresden, Ohio. On same document: Autograph Letter from James Lycurgus to "Cousin Lavinia."

Box: 1 Fold: 18 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
2/5/1843

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/5/1843 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, regarding family members, James Lycurgus' medical studies, and Sault Sainte Maire social life. Reference to Mrs. James L. Schoolcraft and to playing "ten pins" at the "ball ally." Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Racine, Wisconsin.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
2/15/1843

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 2/15/1843 from Robert Brent Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, with mention of Placidus becoming a lawyer. On same document: Autograph Letter Signed from James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus, with mention of James Lycurgus becoming a doctor. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Racine, Wisconsin.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
6/7/1843

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 6/7/1843 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, with reference to mining around Sault Sainte Marie. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Racine, Wisconsin.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
8/30/1843

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 8/30/1843 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, with references to Edward Otho Cresap Ord, family news, Native American agent Alfred Bronson, fort sutler James L. Schoolcraft, mining in Sault Sainte Marie, and a billiard table. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Racine, Wisconsin.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
9/5/1843

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/5/1843 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, with references to payments to Native Americans, family news, Edward Otho Cresap Ord, and medical books. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Racine, Wisconsin.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
11/24/1845

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/24/1845 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, congratulating Placidus on becoming a member of the Michigan legislature and offering him advice for conducting himself in his new post. Reference to Lewis Cass. Sent from Philadelphia to Detroit.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
3/13/1846

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/13/1846 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, regarding James Lycurgus' passing a medical exam. References to family news, James Lycurgus' plans for his future medical practice, and Edward Otho Cresap Ord. Sent from Philadelphia to Detroit.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
9/9/1846

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/9/1846 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, with mention of Placidus' wedding, family news, Edward Otho Cresap Ord, the sailing voyage, and Rio De Janeiro. Sent from on board U.S. Ship "Lexington" off coast of Brazil.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Map of Path of U.S. Ship "Lexington"
1846

DESCRIPTION: 1 Manuscript Map: "Track of the U.S. Ship 'Lexington' from New York to Monterey," Initialed by James Lycurgus Ord.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
3/1/1848

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/1/1848 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, with mention of Edward Otho Cresap Ord, what Santa Barbara was like, the inhabitants of Santa Barbara, gold, Richard Barnes Mason, and the economy of California. Sent from Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 James Lycurgus Ord to James Ord
10/1/1850

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 10/1/1850 from James Lycurgus Ord to his father James Ord, regarding an account with the Quartermaster Department. Sent from Monterey, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 James Lycurgus Ord to James Ord
11/27/1852

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (copy) dated 11/27/1852 from James Lycurgus Ord to his father James Ord, regarding Lycurgus' attempt at cattle ranching. Reference to Edward Otho Cresap Ord and family news. Sent from Monroeville, Colusi County, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 James Lycurgus Ord to Placidus Ord
11/4/1859

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 11/4/1859 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother Placidus Ord, regarding family news. Sent from Santa Barbara, California.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 James Lycurgus Ord to Edward Otho Cresap Ord
9/25/1865

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 9/25/1865 from James Lycurgus Ord to his brother General Edward Otho Cresap Ord, acknowledging receipt of a newspaper article about Edward's tour in Lake Superior Country. Discussion of James Lycurgus' living in various parts of the United States. References to James Lycurgus spending time in his youth with John Clifford Pemberton at the "old agency house" in Sault Sainte Marie. Reference to not seeing Henry Wager Halleck in California. Mention of Edward's chances of getting a Major Generalship and of Ord's successes during the Civil War, with reference to heading off Robert E. Lee when Philip H. Sheridan's lines had been driven in. Sent from Santa Barbara, California to Detroit, Michigan.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Sr. Marie Xavier
7/27/1857

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed (in French) dated 7/27/1857 from Sr. Marie Xavier, of the Ursulines of Sault Sainte Marie.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 James Cresap Ord
3/30/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 3/30/1858 from James Cresap Ord to his grandfather, regarding family news. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.



Box: 1 Fold: 34 Kitty Ord
5/30/1858

DESCRIPTION: 1 Autograph Letter Signed dated 5/30/1858 from Kitty Ord to her grandmother, regarding family news. Sent from Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Rebecca Ruth Ord Peshine
1901

DESCRIPTION: Autograph Note dated 1901 by Rebecca Ruth Ord Peshine regarding family letters.

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