Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 July 1810

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 July 1810

Description

Clark writes his brother Jonathan from St. Louis after arriving home. Julia and M. Lewis were greatly tormented by the mosquitos. He isn't optimistic about his personal and general situation regarding the Missouri Fur Company. Reports what he knows regarding Meriwether Lewis' and his own difficulties and differences in policy with the government. Has learned that Frederick Bates had lodged complaints about both of them. Clark considers Bates a "little animale whome I had mistaken as my friend."

Creator

Clark, William

Source

Jonathan Clark papers, Temple Bodley Collection, Filson Historical Society

Date

1810-07-16

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Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. A C593e f7

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 16 July 1810,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed February 8, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5724.