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|Genre/Form:||Glossaries, vocabularies, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Travels of Capts. Lewis and Clarke from St. Louis, by way of the Missouri and Columbia rivers, to the Pacific ocean; performed in the years 1804, 1805 & 1806, by order of the government of the United States. Containing delineations of the manners, customs, religion, &c. of the Indians.
London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Jonathan Carver; Alexander Mackenzie; United States. President (1801-1809 : Jefferson)
|Notes:||A spurious account. It is 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 part of North America ... in the years 1766-1767 and 1768; (c) Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage from Montreal ... through the continent of North America in the years 1789-1793.
For detailed description 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. lxvi-lxx.
Vocabulary of the Knisteneaux (Crees): p. 133-142.
|Description:||ix, 309 pages frontispiece (folded map) 22 cm|
|Responsibility:||comp. from various authentic sources, and original documents, and a summary of the Statistical view of the Indian nations, from the official communication of Meriwether Lewis. Illustrated with a map of the country, inhabited by the western tribes of Indians.|