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Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason, 19 November 1779

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Title

Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason, 19 November 1779

Description

Sketches of the enterprise and proceedings in the Illinois Country by Colonel George Rogers Clark, Commander of that Expedition, in a letter to Colonel George Mason of Gunston Hall, Virginia. In this letter, Clark writes about the origins of the mission, his contact with Native Americans and British, and the conquest of the Illinois territory.

Source

Manuscript Collection, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky

Publisher

The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky

Date

Relation

bmf0006

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Type

Identifier

Mss. C C

Coverage

Citation

Clark, George Rogers, “Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason, 19 November 1779,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 22, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5143.