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Gibson, John

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1740 - 1822

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Patrick Henry letters

 Collection — Folder: S638
Identifier: S0638
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 facsimiles of secret orders given to George Rogers Clark from Patrick Henry, dated January 2, 1778, authorizing the attack on British posts at Kaskaskia and Vincennes during the American Revolutionary War. Also included is a letter dated December 8, 1778, written by Patrick Henry to Col. John Gibson regarding Gibson's request for clothing for his regiment given to Henry by a Captain Bell.

Political figures autographs collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1486
Scope and Contents This collection contains signatures of United States Presidents, Indiana governors and other important political figures, including Calvin Coolidge, Jonathan Jennings, John Gibson, and Benjamin Butler. There are also letters from political figures and their staff regarding the acquisition of autographs from the 1930s.

War of 1812 collection

 Collection — Folder: S2119
Identifier: S2119
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence from the US War Department concerning Indiana's role in the war.