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Petition of the Inhabitants of Post Vincennes.

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 2, The Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, 1787-1803. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 26, 1787
Author Name Inhabitants of Post Vincennes (primary) Location: Post Vincennes
Recipient Name Congress of the United States
Summary Petition comes from French settlers at Post Vincennes who profess their loyalty to the United States. Petitioners ask for 500 acres of land and that a public district be established.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Harmar to Knox, 07/26/1787.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups J.M.P. Legrace, first magistrate; Pierre Gamelin, magistrate; N, Perrot, magistrate; Antonie Gamelin, secretary and greffier; ;
Related Places Post Vincennes; ;
Keywords petition;
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