1779 – More Virginia Illinois Regiment Papers

The following documents are selected from those that refer specifically to Jesse Evans in General correspondence, accounts and vouchers (1776-1795) (George Rogers Clark papers), APA 204, Microfilm Miscellaneous Reels 1349 – 1361, Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts, Library of Virginia.

An abstract of all the documents in the 13 reels of microfilm, including an index by individuals’ names, has been published online in Richard Eugene Willson, Index to the George Rogers Clark Papers: The Illinois Regiment, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois (1998) at http://sril.gradeless.com/grclark.

A total of approximately 140 documents as described in the Index refer to Jesse Evans. At the end of this page is a list by reel and frame number.

Accounting of payments made through Lt. Col. John Montgomery to various officers, including $510 to Capt. Jesse Evans on February 25, 1779 “for the Recruiting Service” (Reel 1352, Frame 1328).

Accounting of payments made through Lt. Col. John Montgomery to various officers, including $510 to Capt. Jesse Evans on February 25, 1779 “for the Recruiting Service” (Reel 1352, Frame 1328).

Provision return by Jesse Evans on May 31, 1779, for 3 days of rations for 2 captains, 1 lieutenant, and 1 private (Reel 1350, Frame 5/6).

Provision return by Jesse Evans on May 31, 1779, for 3 days of rations for 2 captains, 1 lieutenant, and 1 private (Reel 1350, Frame 5/6).

June 8, 1779 return for ammunition for Capt. Evans’s company “for 29 men”: “one 1/2 pound of powder for each man and one 1/2 of lead,” signed by Lt. Anthony Crockett and Col. George Rogers Clark (Reel 1350, Frame 552/553).

June 8, 1779 return for ammunition for Capt. Evans’s company “for 29 men”: “one 1/2 pound of powder for each man and one 1/2 of lead,” signed by Lt. Anthony Crockett and Col. George Rogers Clark (Reel 1350, Frame 552/553).

June 12, 1779 return for ammunition (“seven pounds and a half of powder and lead”) for Capt. Evans’s company (Reel 1350, Frame 554).

June 12, 1779 return for ammunition (“seven pounds and a half of powder and lead”) for Capt. Evans’s company (Reel 1350, Frame 554).

Provision return for Capt. Evans’s mess at Fort Clark on June 15, 1779, signed by Lt. Crockett (Reel 1350, Frame 255/256).

Provision return for Capt. Evans’s mess at Fort Clark on June 15, 1779, signed by Lt. Anthony Crockett (Reel 1350, Frame 255/256).

June 17, 1779 return at Ft. Clark for flour (“flower”) for 2 men for 6 days, signed by Jesse Evans and Col. Clark (Reel 1350, Frame 261/262).

June 17, 1779 return at Ft. Clark for flour (“flower”) for 2 men for 6 days, signed by Jesse Evans and Col. Clark (Reel 1350, Frame 261/262).

June 22, 1779 request by Jesse Evans signed by Lt. Col. Montgomery and Col. Clark “to pay Miss Mayfield in the cuntry store for makeing 6 shirts for the soldiers” in Jesse’s company (Reel 1350, Frame 328/329). Four Mayfields served as privates in Jesse’s company.

June 22, 1779 request by Jesse Evans signed by Lt. Col. Montgomery and Col. Clark “to pay Miss Mayfield in the cuntry store for makeing 6 shirts for the soldiers” in Jesse’s company (Reel 1350, Frame 328/329). Four Mayfields served as privates in Evans’s company.

June 24, 1779 provision return for troops under the command of Lt. Col. Montgomery “on their march to St. Vincent [Vincennes],” listing in Capt. Evans’s company 1 lieutenant, 3 sergeants, 16 “rank & file” privates, and 2 bowmen (Reel 1350, Frame 511/512).

June 24, 1779 provision return for troops under the command of Lt. Col. Montgomery “on their march to St. Vincent [Vincennes],” listing in Capt. Evans’s company 1 lieutenant, 3 sergeants, 16 “rank & file” privates, and 2 bowmen (Reel 1350, Frame 511/512).

July 15, 1779 request by Jesse Evans for 46 shirts, 21 blankets, 25 knives, and tobacco for the use of his company, also signed by Major Bowman (Reel 1350, Frame 830).

July 15, 1779 request by Jesse Evans for 46 shirts, 21 blankets, 25 knives, and tobacco for the use of his company, also signed by Major Bowman (Reel 1350, Frame 830).

July 16, 1779 request by Jesse Evans at Ft. Patrick Henry (Vincennes) for strouding and 4 blankets for his company, also signed by Major Bowman (Reel 1350, Frame 800).

July 16, 1779 request by Jesse Evans at Ft. Patrick Henry (Vincennes) for strouding and 4 blankets for his company, also signed by Major Bowman (Reel 1350, Frame 800).

July 22, 1779 request by Jesse Evans for 1 quire of paper for the use of his company, also signed by Major Bowman (Reel 1350, Frame 987/988).

July 22, 1779 request by Jesse Evans for 1 quire of paper for the use of his company, also signed by Major Bowman (Reel 1350, Frame 987/988).

August 6, 1779 return for strouding for blankets for the use of Capt. Evans’s company, also signed by Col. Clark (Reel 1350, Frame 1054/1056).

August 6, 1779 return for strouding for blankets for the use of Capt. Evans’s company, also signed by Col. Clark (Reel 1350, Frame 1054/1056).

August 18, 1779 return by Jesse Evans for 30 pounds of tallow to make soap (Reel 1351, Frame 74).

August 18, 1779 return by Jesse Evans for 30 pounds of tallow to make soap (Reel 1351, Frame 74).

Receipts for horses issued by horsemaster Isaac Bowman in early August 1779 to various officers, including Jesse Evans (Reel 1350, Frame 1039/1041).

Receipts for horses issued by horsemaster Isaac Bowman in early August 1779 to various officers, including Jesse Evans (Reel 1350, Frame 1039/1041).

Receipts for horses issued by horsemaster Isaac Bowman in early August 1779 to various officers, including Anthony Crockett (Reel 1350, Frame 1039/1041).

Receipts for horses issued by horsemaster Isaac Bowman in early August 1779 to various officers, including Anthony Crockett (Reel 1350, Frame 1039/1041).

Documents in Library of Virginia Miscellaneous Microfilm Reels 1349 – 1361 that refer to Jesse Evans

Reel 1349 (Roll 1): Frame 460/461, 1131/1132.

Reel 1350 (Roll 2): Frame 5/6, 11/12, 78/79, 122/124, 127/130, 216/217, 228/229, 230, 231, 232/233, 255256, 261/262, 328/329, 332/333, 334/335, 399/340, 507/508, 509510, 511/512, 552/553, 554/556, 560/561, 565/566, 567/568, 685/686, 777, 778, 779, 800, 802, 807, 827, 830, 849, 850, 851, 852, 887, 892/893, 894, 909, 915/916, 920/921, 930/931, 940/941, 959/960, 973/974, 987/988, 993, 999, 1014/1015, 1026, 1034, 1039/1041, 1042/1043, 1044, 1045, 1050/1053, 1054/1056, 1064, 1072/1073, 1076, 1086, 1098/1099, 1100, 1103.

Reel 1351 (Roll 3): Frame 46, 55/56, 57, 65, 74, 78/79, 99, 108, 115, 118, 119/120, 132, 137/138, 139/140, 144, 196/197, 250/251, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 344, 347, 348, 349, 383/386, 418/419, 477/478, 481/482, 483/483, 516, 530/531, 532, 537/538, 542, 590/591, 593, 598, 599/560, 601, 745, 756/757, 758/759, 760/761, 871, 872, 890/891, 1137.

Reel 1352 (Roll 4): Frame174, 1262/1263, 1327/1332.

Reel 1354 (Roll 6): Frame 983/986.

Reel 1355 (Roll 7): Frame 160/161, 739/740.

Reel 1356 (Roll 8): Frame 634/635, 646/647,.

Reel 1357 (Roll 9): Frame 901/902.

Reel 1359 (Roll 11): Frame 643/644, 657/658, 659/660.

Reel 1360 (Roll 12): Frame 1035/1044.