Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 15 April 1809

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 15 April 1809

Description

Clark writes his brother Edmund from St. Louis reporting general news regarding the town and some of its inhabitants. He comments on the status of their nephews Benjamin O'Fallon, there with him in St. Louis, and his brother, John O'Fallon, in school in Lexington, Kentucky. He updates Edmund regarding the status of their interest in the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company and their planned mercantile business venture, and on Native American affairs both up the Missouri and the Mississippi.

Creator

Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

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Identifier

Mss. A C593e f5

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 15 April 1809,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 28, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5712.