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Sketches of America: A Narrative of a Journey of Five Thousand Miles Through the Eastern and Western States of America

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A journey of five thousand miles through the eastern and western states of America. Includes description of Louisville, Kentucky, on page 242.

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark and John Hite Clark, 1 March 1811

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William Clark writes to Edmund Clark and John Hite Clark in their capacity as Louisville merchants, listing aticles for the Indian trade he wants for his store.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 14 September 1811

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William Clark writes his brother, Jonathan Clark, from St. Louis, Missouri, that William Preston has been there on a visit but doesn't care for the area, and likely will settle near Jonathan in the Louisville area. Reports that Indian affairs are…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 3 July 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Kaskaskia, Illinois, relating how they have fared in their trip to St. Louis since leaving Louisville. Low water in the Ohio, high water in the Mississippi, lack of boat hands, and violent storms have all…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 17 December 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis describing an incident in which John Sullivan overreacted in a meeting with officials and ruined his chances for a lucrative position. Clark returns to the topic of York, stating he had intended to…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 10 December 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis continuing a discussion of a planned partnership in a store between himself based in St. Louis and Jonathan's son John Hite Clark based in Louisville. He also further discusses estate matters and…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 January 1807

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Washington, D. C., reporting on activities there and his flattering treatment in wake of the successful return of the expedition. He reports he has discussed the Burr Conspiracy with President Jefferson and…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 24 September 1806

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Clark follows up his letter of 23 September with a personal letter mentioning that they will be traveling east to Louisville via Vincennes with a delegation of Mandan Indians, with which Meriwether Lewis will continue on to Washington, D. C. They…