York City or not. Did you get them. Has Capt. Calender ever paid you anything on the note which you hold against him ? It is time now that he commenced paying up. Adieu again dear Julia.
GEO. GIBBS ESQ.
Enclosed I send you a note from Col. Bonneville to Capt. Brent & Myself together with a number of points upon which Capt. Augur 1 (the Commander of the Company under orders for Fort Jones) wishes me to satisfy myself. Will you be kind enough to give me the benefit of your travels over the route that Capt. Augur will have to take.
All are well at Vancouver. We expected to see you upon the arrival of the Mail Steamer. —We have no news only that Ingalls is ordered to Camp Huma California, and Brent goes, as soon as practicable, to Fort Hall. 2
U. S. GRANT
ALS, Bernard Gitlin, Detroit, Mich. George Gibbs was a lawyer and librarian of the New York Historical Society before going to Ore., in 1849. As an explorer, ethnologist, topographical engineer, and former gold-seeker in Ore., he was well-qualified to advise travellers. From Jan. through June, 1853, he was Collector