Moore, James (1750-1788). Papers, 1782-1914 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Moore, James (1750-1788). Papers, 1782-1914
Collection identifier: 135
Extent: 8.0 items
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains a photostat of James Moore's commission as Captain of Militia at Bellefontaine, near Waterloo, Ill., issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia, dated June 10, 1782, continued in 1787, and endorsed by Lieut. Francois Saucier. Accompanying this document are letters of Mary E. Clark, Frank L. Davis, and Orbun T. Moore, 1912-14, to Clarence W. Alvord, and his replies, which reflect their different estimates of Moore and his generation.