Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 February 1802

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 February 1802

Description

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 Spotsylvania County, Virginia, to Jefferson County, Kentucky, ahead of Jonathan's family moving there later in the year. He provides specific information on the difficulties and costs encountered regarding the roads, weather, and enslaved people.

Creator

Clark, William

Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

1802-02-04

Rights

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Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. A C593e f1

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 February 1802,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 1, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5688.