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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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Private Hugh Hall

Drawing of Hugh Hall
Sketch copyright by Michael Haynes.
 
P.S. I got into trouble with John Collins when we tapped into the whiskey barrel and got drunk in June 1804. Even though I misbehaved and all the men were angry with me for a time, I was able to stay with the permanent party and go to the Pacific. After our return I lived in the St. Louis area, but then walked off the stage of history.
 

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1843 letter

The Museum of Westward Expansion at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial contains over 150 quotes from diaries, journals, letters and speeches. The designers of the museum felt the actual words of nineteenth century pioneers were the most powerful way to tell their story. Click to learn more. More...