Gibault, Pierre (1737-1804). Signed note, undated | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Fr. Gibault, who became vicar general of the Illinois country in 1769, assisted George Rogers Clark in substantial ways in winning the inhabitants of Kaskaskia and Vincennes to the American cause. The item in this collection, which is written in French, may have served as currency: "Good for a pot of cider. P. Gibault..."
Clarendon Van Norman Jr. donated this signed note to the Library in 2015.