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Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 30 October 1809

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 30 October 1809

Description

Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Lexington, Kentucky, while traveling eastward to Fincastle, Virginia, that he has learned of the certainty of the death of Lewis. He has written Judge [John] Overton in Nashville for more information and the whereabouts of Lewis's papers. Wishes he could talk to Jonathan about this.

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Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

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Identifier

Mss. A C593e f6

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 30 October 1809,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed March 3, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5718.