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History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains and down the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean [electronic resource] : performed during the years 1804-5-6 : by order of the government of the United States / prepared for the press by Paul Allen, Esquire ; in two volumes.

Author/Creator:
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 author.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Bradford and Inskeep, and Abm. H. Inskeep, Newyork, 1814.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations, maps.
Series:
Indigenous Peoples: North America.
Indigenous Peoples: North America

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Other Title:
Expedition to the Missouri
Lewis and Clark's expedition up the Missouri
Subjects:
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806).
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Missouri River -- Description and travel.
Columbia River -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848.
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 -- Travel -- West (U.S.).
Clark, William, 1770-1838.
Clark, William, 1770-1838 -- Travel -- West (U.S.).
Contents:
Vol. 1. Preface / Paul Allen. Life of Captain Lewis / Thomas Jefferson. Lewis and Clarke's expedition up the Missouri
v. 2: Lewis and Clarke's expedition up the Missouri [cont'd]. Observations and reflections on the present and future state of Upper Louisiana, in relation to the government of the Indian nations ... and the trade and intercourse with the same / by Captain Lewis. A summary statement of the rivers, creeks and most remarkable places, their distances from each other, &c., their distances from the Mississippi, ascending the Missouri, across the Rocky mountains, and down the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, as was explored in the years 1804, 5 and 6 / by Captains Lewis and Clarke. Estimate of the western Indians. Thermometrical observations, showing also the rise and fall of the Mississippi (Missouri); appearances of weather, winds, &c. Remarks and reflections [January 1, 1804, to August 22, 1806].
Notes:
This, the first authentic history of the expedition, was written by Nicholas Biddle, and edited by Paul Allen. See E. Coues, Hist. of the expedition, 1893; Appleton, Cycl. Amer. biogr.
Vol. 1: xxviii, 470 p., [3] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 2: ix, [1], 522 p., [3] leaves of plates.
The appendix contains: (1) Observations and reflections on the present and future state of upper Louisiana, in relation to the government of the Indian nations ... and the trade and intercourse with the same. By Captain Lewis. (2) A summary statement of the rivers, creeks and most remarkable places, their distances from each other, &c., their distances from the Mississippi, ascending the Missouri, across the Rocky mountains, and down the Columbia to the Pacific ocean, as was explored in the years 1804, 5 and 6 by Captains Lewis and Clarke. (3) Estimate of the western Indians. (4) Thermometrical observations, showing also the rise and fall of the Mississippi (Missouri) ; appearances of weather, winds, &c. (5) Remarks and reflections [January 1, 1804, to August 22, 1806].
Reproduction of the original from the Lost Cause Press.
Contributor:
Clark, William, 1770-1838, author.
Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844, author.
Allen, Paul, 1775-1826, editor.
OCLC:
48237166
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