Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Lexington, Kentucky, while traveling eastward to Fincastle, Virginia, that he has learned of the certainty of the death of Lewis. He has written Judge [John] Overton in Nashville for more information and the whereabouts of Lewis's papers. Wishes he could talk to Jonathan about this.
Wells writes about trading along the Ohio River, the recent sale of one of his enslaved women named Hannah for $200, discusses current prices in Natchez and Nashville for apples, cider, flour, and other goods. Notes his location as “150 miles below the Falls” and promises to write again when he reaches Natchez.
Eastman writes to Weller to thank him for answering her first letter asking about adopting a child. She also asks questions about the available children, including their nationality, legitimacy, and desirability. Letter marked Nashville, TN.
Letter to Hollingsworth from Mrs. W. W. Breese of Nashville questioning the exact age of the two girls she's adopting. The eldest was said to be nine but her birthday was listed as May 29th, 1868, making her twelve.