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|Genre/Form:||Glossaries, vocabularies, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC)rc 01001485|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Meriwether Lewis; William Clark; Jonathan Carver; Alexander Mackenzie
The earliest American edition of the spurious account of the Lewis and Clark expedition. 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 parts of North-America ... in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768; (C) Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage from Montreal ... through the coninent 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. Paitsits's Bibliographical data, in Original journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition, ed. by R.G. Thwaites, 1904, v. 1, p. lxvi-lxx.
Master microform held by: ResP.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. 1 reel ; 35 mm. (Western Americana ; reel 538, no. 5422).|
|Description:||300 pages, 5 leaves of plates : frontispiece (folded map) ; 19 cm|
|Series Title:||Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900, reel 538, no. 5422.|
|Other Titles:||Travels of Capts. Lewis and Clarke|
|Responsibility:||compiled from various authentic sources, and documents ; to which is subjoined, a summary of the Statistical view of the Indian nations, from the official communication of Meriwether Lewis ...|