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Letter from William Clark to Fanny Clark O'Fallon, 9 May 1795

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Title

Letter from William Clark to Fanny Clark O'Fallon, 9 May 1795

Description

William Clark writes to his sister Fanny Clark O'Fallon from Greenville, Ohio, while a lieutenant in the U. S. Army. He reports his generous reception by the General upon his tardy return and discusses his interest in the ladies of the neighborhood, alluding to a particular lady. He also mentions Captain Thomas Lewis' interest in a particular lady. He states that a number of American Indians are there and peaceably inclined.

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The Filson Historical Society

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Mss. A C529c

Citation

Clark, William, “Letter from William Clark to Fanny Clark O'Fallon, 9 May 1795,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 24, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5736.