- Existence: 1740 - 1822
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S638
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.