Edgar, John, 1733-1830.

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British naval officer, Revolutionary War, charged with treason in aiding the colonists' cause; awarded U.S. military pension; moved to Kaskaskia, Illinois, 1784; representative to territorial legislature from Randolph County; first justice of the peace, Randolph County; major general, Illinois territorial militia.

From the description of Deed, 1814 Sept. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888299

From the description of Letter: Kaskaskia, [Ill.], to William H. Harrison, Vincennes, [Ind.], 1803 [Dec.?] 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888329

From the description of Letter: Kaskaskia, Ill., to George Washington Campbell, Nashville, Tenn., 1821 Nov. 19. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888325

From the description of Document: 1820 Sept. 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29888303

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associatedWith Campbell, George Washington, 1769-1848. person
associatedWith Edgar, Rachel, 1736?-1822. person
associatedWith Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833. person
associatedWith Gray, Bernard. person
associatedWith Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841, person
associatedWith White, James. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Randolph County (Ill.)
Illinois Territory
Randolph County (Ill.)
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Real property
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Birth 1733

Death 1830

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