William Clark writes to his sister Fanny Clark O'Fallon from Greenville, Ohio, about love, romance, and social activities, the current pomp and drill of camplife, and the presence of several American Indians and their activities.
William Clark writes to his brother Edmund Clark from St. Louis, Missouri, reporting that he purchased a house and lot in the center of town. He reports that the weather has been very cold and the young people are enjoying skating and sleighing. He notes that they haven't received mail in two months, having instead to send their mail by express to Vincennes for forwarding, which is expensive.
Letter from Alexander Edmiston to his sister, Margaret, describes the health of the people in Yarrow Green, an outbreak of the mumps, a wedding, playing card and talking at the wedding, a dancing party, and promises to attend his sister's quilting. He also refers to the number of unmarried ladies and moving them to the frontier if they are over twenty-five.