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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 2 January 1809

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 2 January 1809

Description

Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis reporting domestic and local news. Shares how Julia is faring and describes the new quarters they have moved to. He expresses his frustrations with his enslaved persons, relating his opinion of African Americans in general (at least enslaved ones).

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Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

Type

Identifier

Mss. A C593e f5

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 2 January 1809,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 13, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5709.

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