Abbé Forget du Verger petition

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Abbé Forget du Verger petition
1763 Nov 12-1787 Mar 3
Verger, Forget du
Cruzat, Francisco
Catholic Church, Mission of Illinois
1 item (3 p.)
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Contemporary copy of petition from Fort de Chartres, by Abbé Forget du Verger, Vicar General of the Mission of Illinois, to manumit three enslaved African American people belonging to the Mission; petition addressed to Neyon de Villiers an Bobé Desclouseaux. Petition granted. Rewritten by Bobé. Further certification signed by Francisco Cruzat, Mar. 3, 1787.

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