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Lewis and Clark Trail
In Response To: York (1772 - 1832) ()
YORK ( William Clark's man-servant)
York is first mentioned in the diary of Clark on June 5, 1804 when the Expedition was near present day Jefferson City, Missouri; " ... passed a projecting rock on which was painted a figure and a Creek at 2 ms. above called Little Manitou Creek, ...passed a Small Creek on L.S. opposit a verry bad sand bar of Several Ms. in extent, which we named Sand C, here my Servent York Swam to the Sand Bar to geather greens for our dinner".
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