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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 23 September 1806

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 23 September 1806

Description

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 leaving Fort Mandan in April 1805, reaching the Pacific and wintering there, and arriving in St. Louis on their return the day this letter is dated.

Creator

Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

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Identifier

Mss. Crepe-lined Papers Collection

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 23 September 1806,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 24, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5695.