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Meriwether Lewis
"To Meriwether Lewis, esquire, Captain of the 1st regiment of infantry of the United States of America. "Your situation as Secretary of the President of the United States has made you acquainted with the objects of my confidential message of Jan. 18, 1803, to the legislature. You have seen the act...
Currently Featured Letter: A Mammoth Tooth When James W. Wallace enclosed impressions of a fossilized tooth in the letter below and offered to send the tooth itself, he sought to contribute to what Thomas Jefferson called his “little collection of curiosities” at Monticello. Jefferson displayed...


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