History of the expedition under the command of Lewis and Clark to the sources of the Missouri River, thence across the Rocky Mountains and down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, performed during the years 1804-5-6, by order of the government of the United States. by Meriwether Lewis

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Published by Francis P. Harper in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • West (U.S.),
  • Missouri River,
  • Columbia River

Subjects:

  • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 -- Travel -- West (U.S.),
  • Clark, William, 1770-1838 -- Travel -- West (U.S.),
  • Gass, Patrick, 1771-1870,
  • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration,
  • Missouri River -- Description and travel,
  • Columbia River -- Description and travel,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesLewis and Clark"s expedition, History of the Lewis and Clark expedition
ContributionsClark, William, 1770-1838., Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899., Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF592 .4 1893
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. (cxxxii, 1364 p.) :
Number of Pages1364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6920677M
LC Control Number02023962

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