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Letter from William Clark to Fanny Clark O'Fallon, 1 June 1795

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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.

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 27 January 1809

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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…

Letter from Alexander Edmiston to Margaret Edmiston, 28 February 1807

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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.…