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Journal of the Kentucky Convention

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Journal of the Kentucky Constitutional Convention, held in Frankfort, on 22 July 1799.

State of the British and French colonies in North America

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Full version of this text available at State of the British and French Colonies in North America.

Considerations, on some of the matters to be acted on, or worth acting on, at the next session of the General Assembly of Kentucky.

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First, the sphere of powers of the Judiciary. Second, the ways and means by which the people may extricate themselves from difficulties and raise to happiness. Includes two extracts from the Morning Post.

Alexander Scott Bullitt essay regarding politics, government, and education of the Native Americans, ca. 1790

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Speech/essay regarding politics, government, land law, and education in part possibly intended for publication in the Kentucky Gazette.

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, 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 William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 8 November 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Bean Station, Tennessee, while traveling eastward to Fincastle, Virginia, with an update on what else he has learned about Lewis's death. He also reports on the difficulty they've encountered regarding their…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 26 August 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis reporting the distressing situation Meriwether Lewis is in regarding the government and his personal affairs. Clark believes all will work out. He is disgusted with York and wishes Jonathan to do with…

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…