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Menard Family papers

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1032

Scope and Contents

Letters, in French, mostly from Pierre to Peter discussing the family and business affairs. One broadside in English regarding the Menard Young Ladies' Academy of the Visitation in Kaskaskia.

Dates

  • Created: 1829 - 1844

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Pierre Menard, early settler in Kaskaskia, Illinois, was a fur trader, merchant, public official, and lieutenant governor of Illinois. Peter his son continued with the family businesses.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 25 items

Language of Materials

French