Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 177.
BARTLETT, EDWARD W., of La Grande, is one of the most prominent lawyers and Republican leaders of Union County, and has for four years been president of the La Grande Republican Club. He was born at Eau Claire, Wisconsin, December 21, 1863, and came to Oregon in the spring of 1889. He was a delegate to the county convention in 1890 and 1892, and to the league in 1895. He was appointed Attorney for the State Board of Commissioners for the sale of school and university lands. Mr. Bartlett is an active Republican, and an influential campaign worker and speaker.