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Letter from William Clark to John Hite Clark, 27 October 1810

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William Clark writes to his nephew, John Hite Clark, from St. Louis, Missouri, about mercantile affairs, including the demand for and the high price of whiskey. He includes his thoughts on a man in love, having heard from Edmund that John might be "a…

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 3 September 1810

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William Clark writes his brother Edmund Clark from St. Louis, Missouri, reporting on his current situation with his investment in the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company, and the furs he can and will send to people in Kentucky. He reports on American…

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 27 January 1809

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William Clark writes to his brother Edmund Clark from St. Louis, Missouri, reporting that he purchased a house and lot in the center of town. He reports that the weather has been very cold and the young people are enjoying skating and sleighing. He…

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 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, 30 August 1811

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis about the land he wants to sell in Clark County, Indiana, and the state of his finances involving his mercantile pursuits and land. Mentions the whereabouts and health of various Clark family members,…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 17 August 1811

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis complaining that they don't hear very often from their Kentucky family and fears they are being forgotten. He mentions how scattered the family is at this time and wishes they all were together.…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, ca. 1 March 1811

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William Clark writes to his brother Jonathan from St. Louis about his business affairs and their prospects. Refers him to John Luttig, his store manager who delivered this letter, for more details.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 31 January 1811

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis reporting on a duel in which he acted as a second. Lieutenant John Campbell unfairly is in jail due to his role in the affair--although not one of the duelists-- and wishes Jonathan was there to give…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 July 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis after arriving home. Julia and M. Lewis were greatly tormented by the mosquitos. He isn't optimistic about his personal and general situation regarding the Missouri Fur Company. Reports what he knows…