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The 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, And 1806, By Order of the Government of the United States : Containing the Delineations of the Manners, Custome, Religio, . Of the Indians, Compiled 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

By Lewis, Meriwether

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Title: The 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, And 1806, By Order of the Government of the United States : Containing the Delineations of the Manners, Custome, Religio, . Of the Indians, Compiled 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  
Author: Lewis, Meriwether
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Language: English
Subject: Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806), Indians of North America, History
Collections: European Libraries Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
1809
Publisher: London; Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green

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1774-1809, L. M., 1770-1838, C. W., Sir 1763-1820, M. A., President (1801-1809, U. S., Jefferson),, & Kislak Collection (Library Of Congress), J. I. (1809). The 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, And 1806, By Order of the Government of the United States : Containing the Delineations of the Manners, Custome, Religio, . Of the Indians, Compiled 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. Retrieved from http://www.worldebookfair.org/


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This work, purporting to be the account of Lewis and Clark's expedition, is in fact merely a compilation of bits and pieces already in print, including parts of Jefferson's Message of 1806, William Clark's letter from Saint Louis, segments of Patrick Gass's diary, a careful plagiarization of portions of Jonathan Carver's Travels, first published in 1778, and sections of Alexander Mackenzie's Voyages. Cf. Wagner-Camp ; Includes vocabulary of the Knisteneaux (Cree) Indian language ; Wagner-Camp (4th ed.) ; Provenance: Gift of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation ; This work, purporting to be the account of Lewis and Clark's expedition, is in fact merely a compilation of bits and pieces already in print, including parts of Jefferson's Message of 1806, William Clark's letter from Saint Louis, segments of Patrick Gass's diary, a careful plagiarization of portions of Jonathan Carver's Travels, first published in 1778, and sections of Alexander Mackenzie's Voyages. Cf. Wagner-Camp.

 

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