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Journal of Lewis and Clark (1840) by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

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Total running time: 8 hours, 52 minutes

Summary: “The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocean, has had all the success which could be expected. They have traced the Missouri nearly to its source; descended the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean, ascertained with accuracy the Geography, of that interesting communication across the continent; learned the character of the country, its commerce and inhabitants; and it is but justice to say that Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, and their brave companions, have, by this arduous service, deserved well of their country.” This volume is the 1840 edition with woodcut images and an Indian vocabulary. They may be viewed by clicking on the text URL. (Summary in quotes by President Thomas Jefferson)

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01 Jefferson’s Message

02 Preface

03 Chapter I

04 Chapter II

05 Chapter III

06 Chapter IV

07 Chapter V

08 Chapter VI

09 Chapter VII

10 Chapter VIII

11 Chapter IX

12 Chapter X

13 Chapter XI

14 Chapter XII

15 Chapter XIII

16 Chapter XIV

17 Chapter XV

18 Chapter XVI

19 Chapter XVII

20 Chapter XVIII

21 Chapter XIX

22 Chapter XX

23 Chapter XXI Part 1

24 Chapter XXI Part 2

25 Chapter XXI Part 3

26 Chapter XXI Part 4

27 Dictionary of Indian

28 Appendix

Posted in Age of Empire and Empires and Westward Expansion 9 years, 4 months ago at 8:00 am.

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