Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, ca. 1 March 1809

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, ca. 1 March 1809

Description

Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis informing him he has invested in the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company, is acting as an agent for the government's Native American trade factory system, and the trouble he is having with several of his enslaved persons and the punishment he is meting out. Julia requests seeds be sent to her because the rats have eaten all of hers. He keeps no copies of the letters he writes to him.

Creator

Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Type

Identifier

Mss. A C593e f5

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, ca. 1 March 1809,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 21, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5711.