United States Continental Congress. Records, 1780-1788 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: United States Continental Congress. Records, 1780-1788
Collection identifier: 345
Extent: 22.0 items
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These transcripts of documents from the Continental Congress cover matters concerning the inhabitants of the Illinois country in the period before the organization of the Northwest Territory. This includes three letters regarding Gen. George Rogers Clark's expedition against the Wabash Indians in 1786, three census lists (one for Cahokia and two for Vincennes), and thirteen memorials and petitions to Congress from settlers in Cahokia, Kaskaskia, Vincennes and other groups of inhabitants in the western country.
These transcripts are from the official records of the Continental Congress in the Library of Congress.