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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…

The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp, 1826

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The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp, who was hanged at Frankfort, Kentucky, on the 7th day of July, 1826, for the murder of Colonel Solomon P. Sharp. Includes, at end of the confession, a postscript, letters, and poetry written by the author and…