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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 30 August 1811

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis about the land he wants to sell in Clark County, Indiana, and the state of his finances involving his mercantile pursuits and land. Mentions the whereabouts and health of various Clark family members,…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 12 January 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Washington, D.C., with updates regarding his success in getting possession of expedition records and the steps he is taking to get the expedition history written and published. He still is not inclined to accept…

Letter from Caleb Wallace to Patrick Henry, 29 May 1791

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Emotional letter from Wallace expressing his surprise at Henry's tone with him and accounting for all of his work on behalf of Mrs. Christian's orphaned daughters.

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…

Letter from Henry Massie to Helen Bullitt Massie

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Letter from Henry Massie to his wife, Helen Bullitt Massie, in which he writes of matters for her to attend to while he is in Ohio. He relays information about livestock, planting dates for corn and tobacco, and money affairs.

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 15 January 1789

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In this letter, Tardiveau expresses his joy at receiving letters from his friends. Talks of his Memorial on the Mississippi, and whether or not one Monsieur de Gardoqui has read it. He also discusses Congress. States that he is short on money and…

Letter from John and Susan Corlis to Joseph, George, and Mary Ann Corlis, 14 April 1816

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In the first part of the letter, John Corlis writes to George of the poor real estate market and his tight money supply but states that he will be able to cover George's recent drafts. He hopes that George will get the greatest yield from his crops,…

List of expenses for a trip from Kentucky to the Northeast, 1822

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A list of expenses for the Corlis family's 1822 trip to the Northeast from Kentucky. Includes a list of lodgings, tolls, meals, drinks, as well as unexpected costs such as repairs to their carriage, and a one dollar donation to a "poor woman."

The several acts relative to the stamp duties, 1798

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The several acts relative to the stamp duties, passed at the late and present sessions of Congress, and which will become payable from and after the first day of July, 1798. To which is added, a table of the several duties, by which they may be seen…