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Letters from Illinois

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Includes comments on expenditures, crops, the character of Americans, and more.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 3 July 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Kaskaskia, Illinois, relating how they have fared in their trip to St. Louis since leaving Louisville. Low water in the Ohio, high water in the Mississippi, lack of boat hands, and violent storms have all…

Richard Terrell and Alexander S. Bullitt land bond, 28 September 1785

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Bond from Bullitt to Richard Terrell for the purchase of land in the Illinois Grant in present Clark County, Indiana.

Alexander S. Bullitt land purchase, 7 July 1785

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Agreement for the purchase of land in the Illinois Country by Alexander Bullitt from John R. Jones on behalf of John Holker.

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

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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…

Letter to W. L. Weller from Mrs. S. N. Docker, February 28th, 1894.

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Docker writes to the Home inquiring after "little Boys for adoption." She specifies that she would like one 5 or 6 years of age, bright, and of good parentage. Letter marked Metropolis City, Illinois.

Letter to the Baptist Orphans Home from Mrs. S. N. Docker, November 19th, 1893.

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Docker writes to the Home inquiring after "little Boys for adoption." She specifies that she would like one 5 or 6 years of age, bright, and of good parentage. Letter marked Metropolis City, Illinois.