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Letter from Richard Clough Anderson to Jonathan Clark, 17 October 1801

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Richard Anderson writes Jonathan Clark from his home, Soldiers Retreat, near Louisville, with William Clark as the letter's carrier since he is traveling east to Jonathan's. He discusses land business, his son Richard Jr., attending school in…

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 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, 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, 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…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 September 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis shortly before setting out on their trip eastward. He has concluded Indian trade business and will turn matters over to Frederick Bates in his absence. The Secretary of War [William Eustis] has given…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 July 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis regarding his enslaved man York, the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company, furs and peltries belonging to the government as part of the Indian trade factory system, and the route he might take in the fall…

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 15 April 1809

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Clark writes his brother Edmund from St. Louis reporting general news regarding the town and some of its inhabitants. He comments on the status of their nephews Benjamin O'Fallon, there with him in St. Louis, and his brother, John O'Fallon, in school…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, ca. 1 March 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis informing him he has invested in the St. Louis Missouri Fur Company, is acting as an agent for the government's Native American trade factory system, and the trouble he is having with several of his…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 10 December 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis continuing a discussion of a planned partnership in a store between himself based in St. Louis and Jonathan's son John Hite Clark based in Louisville. He also further discusses estate matters and…