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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 26 November 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Fincastle, Virginia, where they are visiting Julia's family, regarding the death of Meriwether Lewis, information he has received from the commander of Fort Pickering at the Chickasaw Bluffs, Gilbert Russell,…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 28 October 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan that evening from John Shannon's tavern east of Shelbyville, Kentucky, concerning the distressing news read earlier that day while in Shelbyville about the reported death by suicide of Meriwether Lewis in Tennessee.…

"On Suicide as Justifiable"

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Essay contemplating suicide as a justifiable act.

"On Suicide as Not Justifiable"

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Essay contemplating suicide as not-justifiable.

Report on the Transylvania University, and lunatic asylum

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Includes a statement of Transylvania University's accounts as well as reports from Rev. Horace Holley, President and Professor of Philosophy of the Mind, Robert Wickliffe, Librarian of the Law Library, Daniel Drake, Professor Meteria Medica and…