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The Navigator

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The navigator, containing directions for navigating the Monongahela, Allegheny, Ohio, and Mississippi rivers, with an ample account of these much admired waters, from the head of the former to the mouth of the latter, and a concise description of…

Tales and sketches, from the Queen City

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Includes information on a Kentucky election and on how the Ohio River came to be named.

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 17 August 1811

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis complaining that they don't hear very often from their Kentucky family and fears they are being forgotten. He mentions how scattered the family is at this time and wishes they all were together.…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 14 December 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis regarding his intent to sell various tracts of land he owns in Clarksville, Indiana. He wants to make sure that the elderly African Americans (assumed to be enslaved people) living there are taken care…

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, 16 December 1803

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William Clark writes to his brother Jonathan from the Corps of Discovery's first winter camp, reporting on events since parting with him below the Falls of the Ohio. He reports on an illness he has suffered, occurences at Fort Massac, the confluence…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 February 1802

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William Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Redstone Landing [present Brownsville, Pennsylvania] on the Monongahela River updating him on the status of the trip moving Jonathan's enslaved people and some household goods and animals from…

Map of the Falls of the Ohio

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Map of the Falls of the Ohio, from actual survey, adapted to the low water of 1819. Shows both Baker's route for a canal on the Kentucky side of the river and Flint's route for a canal on the Indiana side.