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Dearborn, Henry


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Clark bill of exchange

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291985]
Identifier: Vault MSS 640
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed bill of exchange addressed to General Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War. Clark requests the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid to William Croghan, an Indian interpreter, for services rendered.

Dates: 1808

Meriwether Lewis letter to Henry Dearborn

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292363]
Identifier: Vault MSS 567
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated Nov. 9, 1806 and written in Louisville. It is addressed to Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), Secretary of War for the United States. Lewis states that four hundred dollars is due Capt. William Clark (1770-1838) for his services on the expedition to the Pacific Ocean. This payment would be "charged" to Lewis and would be his final "settlement" with the United States relative to the expedition.

Dates: 1806 November 9

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