Document: Jacksonville, Ill., 1839 June 25.

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Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844. Document: Jacksonville, Ill., 1839 June 25.

Document: Jacksonville, Ill., 1839 June 25.

Promissory note for payment of land purchased from Darius Ingalls.

1 item (1 p.); 13 cm.

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Ingalls, Darius, 1793-1867.

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Duncan, Joseph, 1794-1844

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From Jacksonville, Illinois, sixth governor of the state, had previously served in the War of 1812, the Black Hawk War, the state legislature, and U.S. Congress. Born in Paris, Kentucky, came to Illinois, where his brother Matthew was the publisher of the Kaskaskia "Herald", after the War of 1812. He married Elizabeth Caldwell Smith in 1828 and the couple moved to Jacksonville, Ill. Duncan had been quite wealthy, but due to financial problems within the state and a corrupt relative, he died leav...