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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 9 September 1807

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Big Bone Lick, Kentucky, while conducting a major archaeological fossil dig at Thomas Jefferson's request. He describes what has been unearthed so far and mentions their brother George Rogers Clark being drunk…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 January 1807

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Washington, D. C., reporting on activities there and his flattering treatment in wake of the successful return of the expedition. He reports he has discussed the Burr Conspiracy with President Jefferson and…

William Christian land grant, 2 June 1780

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Grant to William Christian signed by Thomas Jefferson as governor of Virginia for land on Elkhorn Creek in Kentucky.

Letter from Samuel McDowell, 22 November 1814

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In this letter, McDowell criticizes Thomas Jefferson and James Madison again, calling them atheists and blaming them for ruining the county.

Letter from Samuel McDowell, 14 April 1810

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In this letter, McDowell criticizes Thomas Jefferson's policies and the direction of the United States under his leadership. He expresses fear that James Madison is following in Jefferson's footsteps.