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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 and 24 November 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan a lengthy letter from St. Louis regarding foreign affairs, politics, Native American affairs, and land investment and resources such as lead mining and salt springs. He has placed some of his enslaved people and one…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 5 October 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis relating news about the fort [Fort Osage] he has built up the Missouri and a treaty he negotiated with the Osage nation. He is overwhelmed with official business. He very much wants to engage in…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 22 August 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis regarding land business. They are anxiously awaiting the arrival of John Hite Clark - and in a postscript reports he has just arrived.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 21 July 1808

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis about business and missing family. He shortly will be traveling up the Missouri River with about 80 militia to build a fort [Fort Osage]. He has been much pestered by Native American affairs, and four…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 25 February 1804

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis reporting on his health, the land business back home, preparations for the Upper Louisiana Territory to be officially turned over to the United States, and interactions with Captain Amos Stoaddard, who…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 2 March 1802

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Louisville, reporting the party's arrival but also the unfortunate death of one of Jonathan's horses. He reports on a variety of land business, a school in their neighborhood starting, and beginning work on…

Letter from Robert Daniel to William Christian, 18 November 1784

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Robert Daniel writes William Christian regarding orders for salt.

Letter from Nicholas Meriwether to William Christian, 10 November 1785

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Nicholas Meriwether writes William Christian regarding conditions and operations at Saltsburg.

Letter from Nicholas Meriwether to William Christian, 28 September 1785

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Letter from Nicholas Meriwether to William Christian regarding the management of the saltworks at Saltsburg and concluding business with Robert Daniel.

Letter from Robert Daniel to William Christian, 7 May 1785

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Letter from Robert Daniel to William Christian regarding operations at Saltsburg, and Nicholas Meriwether taking over its management from Daniel.