Title: History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark to the sources of the Missouri: thence across the Rocky mountains and down the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean; performed during the years 1804-5-6; by order of the government of the United States.Author: Meriwether LewisPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: ...Read MoreTitle: History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark to the sources of the Missouri: thence across the Rocky mountains and down the river Columbia to the Pacific Ocean; performed during the years 1804-5-6; by order of the government of the United States.Author: Meriwether LewisPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP03769701CollectionID: CTRG01-B3386PublicationDate: 18140101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: This, the first authentic history of the expedition, was written by Nicholas Biddle, and edited by Paul Allen. The appendix contains: (1) Observations and reflections on the present and future state of upper Louisiana, in relation to the government of the Indian nations ... and the trade and intercourse with the same. By Captain Lewis. (2) A summary statement of the rivers, creeks and most remarkable places, their distances from each other, &c., their distances from the Mississippi, ascending the Missouri, across the Rocky mountains, and down the Columbia to the Pacific ocean, as was explored in the years 1804, 5 and 6 by Captains Lewis and Clarke. (3) Estimate of the western Indians. (4) Thermometrical observations, showing also the rise and fall of the Mississippi (Missouri); appearances of weather, winds, &c. (5) Remarks and reflections [January 1, 1804, to August 22, 1806]Collation: 2 v.: ill., maps (some fold.), plan; 22 cmRead Less
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