Journal of lewis and clark book
Lewis And Clark: The 10 Best Books | AMERICAN HERITAGETranscriber's Note: These Journals are from May 14, , the day the expedition left the Mississippi River, to September 26, , a day or two after they arrived back in St. It includes all possible Journal entries of Lewis and Clark. Most of the "courses and distances" and "celestial observations" have been omitted. The notes and most of the corrections of past editors have been removed. There are a few OCR errors, but most of the misspellings are almost years old.
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I observe near all large gangues of buffalow wolves and when the buffalow move those Anamals follow and feed on those that are killed by accident or those that are too pore or fat to Keep up with the gangue. Our Planet. Lewis he nominated as governor of the upper portion of Louisianawith its capital at St. Jefferson had always thought of the journey as essentially Lewis's ; Clark's function was to second the commander and take over if anything happened to Lewis.
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The roots of the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were already lengthy by the time of the Louisiana Purchase in April Thomas Jefferson's curiosity about the West was lifelong, sustained by his broad scientific interests and his hopes and dreams for the future of the United States. For at least twenty years before he launched Lewis and Clark across two thousand miles into immortality, Jefferson had planned for a transcontinental expedition starting up the Missouri River. In , while serving in Congress, he asked the frontier Revolutionary War hero George Rogers Clark the older brother of William to consider leading a privately sponsored expedition to explore the West. Then, as later, he feared that Britain might secure a foothold west of the Mississippi then the western boundary of the United States and forestall American expansion. George Rogers Clark declined the offer. Ledyard planned to travel eastward across Siberia , secure passage on a ship to some point on the western coast of North America, and then strike out alone across the continent.
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I'm sorry, but I've never been so happy to finish a book in my life. Both versions include valuable appendices detailing Jefferson's instructions, he may have ceased his journalizing indeed, and treasures sent home. Information about the group is available by writing them at P! Having made the decision not to send a boat and crew ba.