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Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 25 December 1814

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 25 December 1814

Description

Letter from William Clark in St. Louis to his brother, Edmund Clark, in Louisville. Writes that he has drawn on him for sixty dollars for a sword and printing. Inquires about his health. Mentions his enslaved man, York. Notes "the prospect of Indian war is unfavourable to us and it may be proper to send my family to Kentucky or Tennessee. It is most probable to Kentucky in that case."

Creator

Source

Clark Family Papers, 1780-1833, Filson Historical Society

Date

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Identifier

Mss. A C592c f1

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Edmund Clark, 25 December 1814,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 24, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5504.