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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…

Receipt of Caleb Wallace for Elizabeth Christian, 15 April 1788

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Receipt signed by Caleb Wallace for Elizabeth Christian, received fifteen pounds nineteen shillings from Alexander Scott Bullitt in partial payment of a judgement obtained in the Supreme Court in the name of Elizabeth Christian, executrix of Israel…

Letter from Caleb Wallace to Patrick Henry, 29 March 1791

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Letter from Wallace regarding Mrs. Christian's estate and financial support for her daughters Sally, Betsey, Annie, and Dolly. Requests statement of Dolly's expenses from Henry, who is housing her. Requests assistance in getting repayment regarding…

Appraiser's book from the estate of Jonathan Clark

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An inventory and appraisal of household goods, including enslaved persons, in the estate of Jonathan Clark. Includes the name of the enslaved individuals and the allotment of "dower slaves" of the estate. Also included is a division of a lot in…

Account of sales of the estate of John Lyon, 29 January 1813

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Account of sales of the estate of John Lyon and the hiring out of his enslaved people, including their names.

Letter from Valentine Meriwether to his father at the Falls of the Ohio, 23 August 1787

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In this letter to his father, Meriwether discusses settling estate debts, stating that is they are not settled satisfactorily, the family may have to leave the state (Virginia). He tells of moving the enslaved persons from the kitchen into their own…