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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.…

Letter to Mary Hollingsworth from Jas. [Svan?] Chatta, March 20th, 1880.

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Letter to Hollingsworth from Jas. [Svan?] Chatta from the Bank of Shelbyville notifying the home that an adoptive mother, Mrs. Joseph Donahue, has died. He is asking if her adoptive son must be returned to the home, as he nor his wife can care for…