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John Reynolds papers

 Collection — Box: 71
Identifier: MS-SC1264C
Scope and Contents Mostly documents from the Madison County Circuit Court from Reynolds' years of law practice. Most of these concern money owed. He acted as lawyer for William Morrison, prominent Kaskaskia businessman, in several cases. A few documents signed while serving as governor. Two letters re: land sales, 1836, 1837.
Dates: Created: 1814 - 1837

William Morrison letter

 Collection — Box: 62
Identifier: MS-SC1080
Scope and Contents Letter, from Springhill, Pennsylvania to his wife Eliza in Kaskaskia. Discusses slaves and what he had planned for them to do while he was gone, his plan to buy "a girl", his travel itinerary and business and advisment to wife to "keep everyone at their respective duties" in order to "succeed in business."
Dates: Created: August 15, 1815

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