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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 5 October 1808

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 5 October 1808

Description

Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis relating news about the fort [Fort Osage] he has built up the Missouri and a treaty he negotiated with the Osage nation. He is overwhelmed with official business. He very much wants to engage in mercantile business with John Hite Clark. He reviews possible opportunities in St. Louis for John Sullivan who is there.

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Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

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Identifier

Mss. A C593e f3

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 5 October 1808,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 28, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5704.