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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.

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  • Names: Clark, George Rogers X
  • Subject: Military orders X