Manuscripts guide to collections at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign included the following:
EDGAR, JOHN. SEARCH WARRANT, August 23, 1779. 1 item, transcript. 69-1587. This transcript is of a search warrant issued by Captain R. B. Lernoult, British commander at Detroit. The warrant was issued to search the house of John Edgar and to seize papers and arms.
A deposition against John Edgar:
More about John Edgar, for whom Edgar County, Illinois, is named: