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|Genre/Form:||Glossaries, vocabularies, etc|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Jonathan Carver; Alexander Mackenzie; William Fisher; United States. President (1801-1809 : Jefferson)
|Notes:||A spurious account, of which the earliest American edition, Philadelphia, 1809, appeared under the title: The Travels of Capts. Lewis & Clarke.
The various spurious editions are made up of material taken principally from three sources: (a)--Message from the President of the United States communicating discoveries made in exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar, Washington 1806; (b) Jonathan Carver's Travels through the interior parts of North-America ... in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768; (c) Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage from the Montreal ... through the continent of North America in the years 1789 and 1793.
For detailed descriptions of contents of this and other spurious editions cf. History of the expedition ... of Lewis and Clark, ed. by Elliott Coues, 1893, v. 1, p. cviii-cxvii; and V.H. Paltsits' Bibliographical data, in Original journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition, ed. by R.G. Thwaites, 1904, v. 1, p. 1xvi-1xx.
Vocabulary of the Knisteneaux (Crees): p. 133-141.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. 1 reel ; 35 mm. (Western Americana ; Reel 538, no. 5421).|
|Description:||4 leaves, [vii]-xii, -300 pages : double frontispiece (2 portrait) ; 18 cm|
|Series Title:||Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900, reel 538, no. 5421.|
|Other Titles:||Travels of Capts. Lewis & Clarke.|
|Responsibility:||Comp. by William Fisher, esqr.|