Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 19 January 1789

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Title

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 19 January 1789

Description

Tardiveau writes of religious matters among the French Catholics in the Illinois country. He mentions correspondence he has had with John Carroll in an attempt to influence the current ecclesiastical quarrels occurring in the Illinois country. At that time Carroll was the Perfect-Apostolic for the United States. He later became a bishop and archbishop.

Source

Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

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bmf0080

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Mss. C T

Citation

Tardiveau, Barthelemi, “Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 19 January 1789,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 15, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5187.