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The journals of the expedition under the Command of Capts. Lewis and Clark to the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains and down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, performed during the years 1804-5-6 by order of the Government of the United States

Author: Meriwether LewisWilliam ClarkNicholas BiddleJohn BakelessKarl BodmerAll authors
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, [1962] ©1962
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Travel literature
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Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.
Journals of the expedition under the command of Capts. Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri.
New York, Heritage Press [1962]
(OCoLC)624299052
Named Person: Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; William Clark; Meriwether Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Nicholas Biddle; John Bakeless; Karl Bodmer; George Bird King; Eugene M Ettenberg; Meriden Gravure Company,; Connecticut Printers,; Mead Paper Company,; Crafton Graphic Company,; Russell-Rutter Company,
OCLC Number: 1049260
Notes: Half title.
"This edition of the Lewis and Clark journals has been made to the typographic plan of Eugene Ettenberg."--Colophon
Thirteen full color plates by Carl Bodmer and three by George Bird King, printed by the Meriden Gravure Company of Meriden, Connecticut.--(cf. Heritage Club Sandglass newsletter, no. IV & V: 27).
Text and monochrome illustrations printed by the Connecticut Printers in Hartford on paper made by the Mead Paper Company. Cover map printed by the Crafton Graphic Company of New York. Binding of volumes by the Russell-Rutter Company.--(cf. Sandglass newsletter).
Quarter bound in linen with boards printed with maps. Gilt stamped over red and blue on spine. In red slipcases.
Description: 2 volumes, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (1 folded, color), portraits, facsimiles ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / John Bakeless --
Letter of Thomas Jefferson relating to Captain Meriwether Lewis --
The route from St. Louis to the Great Divide --
VOL. 1 : --
Up the Missouri to the Platte --
From the Platte to the Vermilion River --
From the Vermilion to the Teton River --
From the Teton River to the Mandans --
Wintering with the Mandans --
Still with the Mandans --
From Fort Mandan to the Yellowstone --
From the Yellowstone to the Musselshell --
From the Musselshell to Maria's River --
From Maria's River to the Great Falls --
Portaging around the Great Falls --
From the Great Falls to the Three Forks --
From the Three Forks to Beaver's Head --
From Beaver's Head to the Great Divide --
VOL. 2 : --
Crossing the Great Divide --
Among the Shoshonee Indians --
Down the Kooskooskee River --
Down the Snake and Columbia Rivers --
Down the Columbia to the Great Rapids --
From Tidewater to the Pacific Ocean --
The establishment of Fort Clatsop --
At Fort Clatsop --
Indians of the vicinity --
Botany and zoology --
Homeward bound --
Up the Columbia to the Dalles --
From the Dalles to Walla Walla River --
From the Walla Walla to Commearp Creek --
Encamped on the Upper Kooskooskee --
In the Bitter Root mountains again --
Captain Lewis seeks a short-cut --
Lewis completes his separate exploration --
Captain Clark explores the Yellowstone --
Down the Yellowstone. Reunion of the parties --
Down the Missouri to White River --
The Expedition returns in safety to St. Louis --
Letter of TJ relating to Captain Meriwether Lewis is headed, "Monticello, August 18, 1813," sent to Mr. Paul Allen, Philadelphia. The letter commences, "Sir, In compliance with the request conveyed in your letter of May 25, I have endeavored to obtain, from the relations and friends of the late governor Lewis, information of such incidents of his life as might be not unacceptable to those who may read the narrative of his western discoveries."
Other Titles: Map of Lewis and Clark's track, across the western portion of North America
History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark
Journals of Lewis and Clark
Journals of the Expedition, Lewis & Clark
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Biddle ; with an introduction by John Bakeless and illustrated with water colors and drawings by Carl Bodmer and other contemporary artists.

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