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Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clarke, to the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains and down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean : performed during the years 1804, 1805, 1806 by order of the government of the United States

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04051.02 Author/Creator: Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Books Date: 1900 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Prepared for the press by Paul Allen, Esq., revised and abridged by Archibald M'Vickar. Reprint by A. W. Fowle, apparently of the 1845 Harper Brothers edition.

People: Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Keywords/Subjects: Frontiers and Exploration, Lewis and Clark, Westward Expansion, Travel, Government and Civics

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