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Reminiscences of a Virginia physician

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Special interests for this project are "A nigt with an earthquake" on pages 1-23.

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 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, 3 July 1810

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Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Kaskaskia, Illinois, relating how they have fared in their trip to St. Louis since leaving Louisville. Low water in the Ohio, high water in the Mississippi, lack of boat hands, and violent storms have all…

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, 23 September 1806

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Clark's letter to his brother Jonathan was written with the intent of announcing the Corps of Discovery's succcessful return from its expedition to the Pacific Ocean and was intended for publication. Clark summarizes the expedition's activities since…

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…

Maurice Thomas Journal, January 1, 1816 - December 31, 1817

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Journal kept by Maurice Thomas, member of the United Society of Believers at the Pleasant Hill Community of Shakers in Pleasant Hill, Kentucky.

Entries from 1 January 1816 through 31 March 1816 discuss weather conditions, public building projects,…

Letter from John Williams, Jr. to Isaac Hite, 13 February 1780

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In a letter to Isaac Hite from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, John Williams, Jr., writes about trying to buy large tracts of land in Kentucky, although he claims that all of the good land has been taken by settlements. He writes about a land dispute in the…

Remarks on Cholera, 1833

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Remarks on cholera as is appeared in Lexington, Kentucky, in June of 1833. From The Transylvania Journal of Medicine and the Associate Sciences.