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Agniel Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC11
Scope and Contents Collection consists of family and business papers, including accounts with New Harmony (Ind.) post office, ferriage bills, medical and education expenses, an 1828-1831 recipe book and correspondence of the younger Charles Agniel.
Dates: Created: 1828 - 1899

John Phelps reminiscences

 Collection — Box: 66
Identifier: MS-SC1169
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of reminiscences tell of his numerous journeys, businesses and successes and losses. Tells of his long journey from Virginia to New Orleans to meet with his regiment in time to fight in the Battle of New Orleans. Discusses his numerous business ventures including building a raft to take whiskey to St. Louis to sell using a crew of novice sailors. His business with the lead mines in Galena, Ill. Mentions interactions with Thomas Carlin, a relative of his wife; Governor Reynolds...
Dates: Created: 1874

Pierre Menard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-BC456
Abstract Illinois' first Lieutenant-Governor (1818-1822), Pierre Menard was an early French Canadian resident of Kaskaskia, Randolph County, related by marriage to the Saucier and Chouteau families. A trader and merchant, Menard invested in trapping and exploring expeditions. He was also involved in territorial politics and was appointed judge in Randolph County Courts in 1801, elected Representative to the Indiana Territorial Legislature at Vincennes from 1806 to 1807, Representative to the Illinois...
Dates: Created: 1741-1910; Other: Majority of material found in 1785-1844