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The American Preceptor

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A selection of lessons for reading and speaking, designed for the use of schools.

Alexander Scott Bullitt essay regarding politics, government, and education of the Native Americans, ca. 1790

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Speech/essay regarding politics, government, land law, and education in part possibly intended for publication in the Kentucky Gazette.

Letter from Joshua Fry to Jonathan Clark, 31 October 1808

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Joshua Fry writes to Jonathan Clark from an undisclosed location [perhaps Bardstown, Kentucky] informing him that he plans to establish his school in Lexington, Kentucky. He expects it to commence on 21 November, but will no longer accept boarders…

Letter from Joshua Fry to Jonathan Clark, 23 October 1808

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Joshua Fry writes to Jonathan Clark from an undisclosed location [perhaps Bardstown, Kentucky] informing him of his intention to move to Danville, Kentucky, and establish a school there. He regrets the timing of the decision and move but believes it…

Letter from Richard Clough Anderson to Jonathan Clark, 17 October 1801

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Richard Anderson writes Jonathan Clark from his home, Soldiers Retreat, near Louisville, with William Clark as the letter's carrier since he is traveling east to Jonathan's. He discusses land business, his son Richard Jr., attending school in…

Letter from William Clark to John Hite Clark, 15 and 16 December 1808

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William Clark writes to his nephew, John Hite Clark, from St. Louis, Missouri, regarding land and his mercantile business, especially his desire to engage in business with John and William's brother, Edmund, who expressed an interest in joining…

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 15 April 1809

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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…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 1 October 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis that he has just retrned from the Fire Prairie where he built a fort [Fort Osage]. He was ill the entire time. Introduces George Shannon who was wounded in a skirmish with the Arikara and consequently…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 2 March 1802

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Louisville, reporting the party's arrival but also the unfortunate death of one of Jonathan's horses. He reports on a variety of land business, a school in their neighborhood starting, and beginning work on…

Alexander Scott Bullitt essay regarding politics, government, and land laws, ca. 1790

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Speech/essay regarding politics, government, land law possibly intended for publication in the Kentucky Gazette.