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Probate Estate File of William Clark
The estate file of William Clark, consisting of approximately 500 pages, was filed with the Probate Court on September 10, 1838, nine days after Clark's death. A final settlement occurred eleven years later, on September 12, 1849.
Preferred Citation
William Clark, 1838
File No. 1416
Probate Records
St. Louis City, Missouri
Microfilm
Most of the St. Louis City Probate Estate Files, 1804-1897, are available on microfilm through the Missouri State Archives. Estate files may contain wills, inventories, applications for letters (testamentary, of administration, or of guardianship), bonds and oaths of persons appointed, settlements, claims against the estate, and other papers related to probate matters.
The William Clark estate file is also available on two microfilm reels from the Missouri State Archives at a cost of $15 per reel.
To order the William Clark estate file microfilm reels, send a letter requesting reels C27508 and C30909, or a copy of the Microfilm Duplication Order Form, along with a check for $30.00 to:
Missouri State Archives
P.O. Box 1747
Jefferson City, MO 65102
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