The journals of the expedition under the Command of Capts. 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

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Main Authors: Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809, (Author), Clark, William, 1770-1838, (Author)
Corporate Authors: Meriden Gravure Company, (Printer of plates), Connecticut Printers, (Printer), Crafton Graphic Company, (printer of map)
Contributors: Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844, (Editor), Bodmer, Karl, 1809-1893, (Illustrator), King, George Bird, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Heritage Press, [1962]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / John Bakeless
  • Letter of Thomas Jefferson relating to Captain Meriwether Lewis
  • The route from St. Louis to the Great Divide
  • VOL. 1 :
  • Up the Missouri to the Platte
  • From the Platte to the Vermilion River
  • From the Vermilion to the Teton River
  • From the Teton River to the Mandans
  • Wintering with the Mandans
  • Still with the Mandans
  • From Fort Mandan to the Yellowstone
  • From the Yellowstone to the Musselshell
  • From the Musselshell to Maria's River
  • From Maria's River to the Great Falls
  • Portaging around the Great Falls
  • From the Great Falls to the Three Forks
  • From the Three Forks to Beaver's Head
  • From Beaver's Head to the Great Divide
  • VOL. 2 :
  • Crossing the Great Divide
  • Among the Shoshonee Indians
  • Down the Kooskooskee River
  • Down the Snake and Columbia Rivers
  • Down the Columbia to the Great Rapids
  • From Tidewater to the Pacific Ocean
  • The establishment of Fort Clatsop
  • At Fort Clatsop
  • Indians of the vicinity
  • Botany and zoology
  • Homeward bound
  • Up the Columbia to the Dalles
  • From the Dalles to Walla Walla River
  • From the Walla Walla to Commearp Creek
  • Encamped on the Upper Kooskooskee
  • In the Bitter Root mountains again
  • Captain Lewis seeks a short-cut
  • Lewis completes his separate exploration
  • Captain Clark explores the Yellowstone
  • Down the Yellowstone. Reunion of the parties
  • Down the Missouri to White River
  • The Expedition returns in safety to St. Louis
  • Letter of TJ relating to Captain Meriwether Lewis is headed, "Monticello, August 18, 1813," sent to Mr. Paul Allen, Philadelphia. The letter commences, "Sir, In compliance with the request conveyed in your letter of May 25, I have endeavored to obtain, from the relations and friends of the late governor Lewis, information of such incidents of his life as might be not unacceptable to those who may read the narrative of his western discoveries."