The Northern Expeditions of Stephen H. Long: The Journals of 1817 and 1823 and Related Documents

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Describes two expeditions: one in 1817 up the Mississippi River to the Falls of St. Anthony; and a second in 1823 westward from Philadelphia to the Red River of the North, down the Red, and east along the old Canadian canoe route, the Great Lakes, and portions of the Erie Canal. Long's journals are especially valuable for their firsthand observations of the Midwest and its people in the early 1800s, with references to many Indian peoples, including the Assiniboine, Dakota, Iroquois, Menominee, Ojibway, Osage, Ottawa, ...

The Northern Expeditions of Stephen H. Long: The Journals of 1817 and 1823 and Related Documents 1978, Minnesota Historical Society Press, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9780873511292

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