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George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission invitation

 File — Folder: S3399
Identifier: S3399
Scope and Contents This collection includes one invitation from the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission in Vincennes, Indiana from 1929 to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Fort Sackville.

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.

Thomas Wood Stevens collection

 Collection — Folder: S1251
Identifier: S1251
Scope and Contents The index card states: "Original manuscript of Thomas Wood Stevens, author of Pageant at Vincennes, Indiana, on February 25, 1929, commemorating the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the capture of Fort Sackville by George Rogers Clark. The only other items in this collection are two papers, hand-written in ink, entitled "The Crier III" and "The Crier, Epilogue." The pages appear to be a draft because there are crossed-out words. Mr. Stevens wrote: "Clark and his few chosen followers set out...

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