Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 26 November 1809

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 26 November 1809

Description

Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Fincastle, Virginia, where they are visiting Julia's family, regarding the death of Meriwether Lewis, information he has received from the commander of Fort Pickering at the Chickasaw Bluffs, Gilbert Russell, who provides details of Lewis's condition and situation while there, and what he has learned from Lewis' servant John Pernier about Lewis's mental state.

Creator

Clark, William

Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

1809-11-26

Rights

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Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. A C593e f6

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 26 November 1809,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 29, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5720.