• Creator
  • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
  • Created Date
  • 1806-10-10
  • Description
  • Document stating that John Shields had received all pay, clothing, and rations due him for his service on the exploration to the Pacific Ocean; Shields, a private, was discharged from the U.S. military with "highest regard and sincere thanks." Signed by Capt Meriwether Lewis at St. Louis, 1810 October 10.
  • Format
  • document signed