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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 6-7 June 1808
Clark writes his brother Jonathan while on his boat at the mouth of the Tradewater River traveling down the Ohio River, moving to St. Louis. He has visited their brother Edmund in that neighborhood. Tells of his enslaved woman, Philes, dying.…

Steamboat broadside
Broadside about steamboats on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, including the rates of passage and freight. Broadside also lists the rules of the vessel, such as "no lying down with shoes or boots on the birth or you'll be fined 1.5 dollars."

Course of the River Mississippi, 1775

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Course of the River Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres.

Louisiana by de Rivier Mississippi
Shows rivers, lakes, and forts.