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Cotton prices handbill, New Orleans

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Broadside from J.R. Bedford stating the cotton prices in New Orleans for the early 1820s.

Letters from Illinois

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Includes comments on expenditures, crops, the character of Americans, and more.

Letter from Jonathan Clark to Isaac Hite, 6 August 1804

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Letter discussing money owed for rent on a plantation in 1802. Clark sends love from himself and Sarah, his wife, to Isaac and his family.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 October 1798

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William Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Baltimore, Maryland, after journeying from Kentucky to New Orleans with a shipment of tobacco, and then sailing from New Orleans around the Florida peninsula to New Castle, Delaware. Plans on visiting…

Letter from William Clark to his brother, April 1805

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Letter from William Clark to his brother talks of sending his journal to the President and the Secretary of War, documenting his voyage and discoveries. Includes note stating he has included with the letter: one shirt worn by the Mandan Indian women,…

Letter from Green Clay to Salley Clay, 8 January 1820

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Writing from the bank of Mr. Jarrett's, Green Clay tells his wife of his travels in surveying around Clark's river, his trials and tribulations, relays that his provisions are exhausted, clothes in rags, states the Native Americans are encamped…

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 14 April 1816

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A letter from George Corlis to his father, John Corlis, contains more on the impending construction of an addition to his house, his continuing troubles finding laborers, and agricultural news.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 23 April 1816

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George Corlis writes to his father, John Corlis, about hiring two men to make bricks for his house addition, the price of bricks, and the process of brickmaking. He also writes of assorted farming items such as hog prices and planting crops.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 5 March 1816

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Letter from George Corlis to his father, John Corlis, contains information on the hog market and prices.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 13 April 1816

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Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis contains more on the impending construction of an addition to his house, his continuing troubles finding laborers, and agricultural news.