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Account for enslaved persons under mortgage in Louisiana, 4 May 1790

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A document regarding enslaved persons under mortgage in Louisiana, and the amount of money they were worth.

Cours du Mississipi: comprenant la Louisiane, les 2 Florides, une partie des Etats-Unis, et pays adjacents.

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Course of the Mississippi: including Louisiana, the 2 Floridas, part of the United States, and adjacent countries. From P. Etienne Herbin de Halle's Statistique générale et particulière de la France et de ses colonies.

Letter from B. Thruston to Thomas Bodley, 1 June 1802

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Letter from B. Thruston asking Thomas Bodley information about the land his father is to acquire in Kentucky; “When the business will take place, what quantity of land will fall to his share? and where situated?” He also notes the rumors that the…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 12 January 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Washington, D.C., with updates regarding his success in getting possession of expedition records and the steps he is taking to get the expedition history written and published. He still is not inclined to accept…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 25 February 1804

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis reporting on his health, the land business back home, preparations for the Upper Louisiana Territory to be officially turned over to the United States, and interactions with Captain Amos Stoaddard, who…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 October 1798

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William Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Baltimore, Maryland, after journeying from Kentucky to New Orleans with a shipment of tobacco, and then sailing from New Orleans around the Florida peninsula to New Castle, Delaware. Plans on visiting…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 8 November 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Bean Station, Tennessee, while traveling eastward to Fincastle, Virginia, with an update on what else he has learned about Lewis's death. He also reports on the difficulty they've encountered regarding their…

Letter to the Bullitt Children from Mildred Ann Bullitt concerning Lucy, a woman escaping enslavement, February 1860.

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A letter from Mildred Ann Bullitt (Oxmoor) to her children (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), dated February 1860. Mildred claims that Lucy had tried to poison her by giving her tonic with bluestone in it. Mildred also claims that Lucy had smothered her…

Letter to the managers of the Baptist Orphans Home from S. M. Reacock, January 3rd, 1894.

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S. M. Reacock writes to the Home regarding his 7 children. He was recently widowed and has 7 children, the oldest of which is 13 years old. He says he cannot afford to hire someone to help him raise the children, and asks if the three youngest could…

Louisiana by de Rivier Mississippi

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Shows rivers, lakes, and forts.