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Sale 67: The Westpex Sale

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State Postmarks - Ohio Postmarks

Lot 1444    

"Cincinnati 1st June 1801" (Northwest Territory), manuscript postmark with matching "17" rating on folded ALS of Daniel Symmes to Capt. William Clark, Louisville Ky.; worn folds, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

William Clark was an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. A native of Virginia, he grew up in prestatehood Kentucky before later settling in what became the state of Missouri. Along with Meriwether Lewis, Clark helped lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803 to 1806 across the Louisiana Purchase to the Pacific Ocean, and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States.

Realized: $2,100

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