Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 December 1803

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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 December 1803

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William Clark writes to his brother Jonathan from the Corps of Discovery's first winter camp, reporting on events since parting with him below the Falls of the Ohio. He reports on an illness he has suffered, occurences at Fort Massac, the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, Kaskaskia, and establishing winter quarters at Wood River.

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Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

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Mss. A C593e f2

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Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 December 1803,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 13, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5691.