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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 26 November 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Fincastle, Virginia, where they are visiting Julia's family, regarding the death of Meriwether Lewis, information he has received from the commander of Fort Pickering at the Chickasaw Bluffs, Gilbert Russell,…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 30 October 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Lexington, Kentucky, while traveling eastward to Fincastle, Virginia, that he has learned of the certainty of the death of Lewis. He has written Judge [John] Overton in Nashville for more information and the…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 28 October 1809

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan that evening from John Shannon's tavern east of Shelbyville, Kentucky, concerning the distressing news read earlier that day while in Shelbyville about the reported death by suicide of Meriwether Lewis in Tennessee.…

"On Suicide as Justifiable"

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Essay contemplating suicide as a justifiable act.

"On Suicide as Not Justifiable"

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Essay contemplating suicide as not-justifiable.

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 7 October 1789

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In second letter dated 7 October 1789 Tardiveau writes St. John de Crevecoeur regarding the growing of cotton in Kentucky and Cumberland (Tennessee), trade possibilities with Spanish Louisiana, and the planned manufacture of cotton cloth in Kentucky…