Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition with related documents, 1783-1854. by Donald Dean Jackson

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lewis, Meriwether, -- 1774-1809,
  • Clark, William, -- 1770-1838,
  • Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- Correspondence,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848 -- Sources

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesBook collection on microfilm relating to the North American Indian -- reel 40.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxxi, 728 p.
Number of Pages728
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16313090M
OCLC/WorldCa7830110

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This book prints all the documents describing these trips for the 20 years prior to the departure of Lewis and Clark from St. Louis. It’s history raw—and fascinating.

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.

In President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to Cited by:   The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River.

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JACKSON, DONALD, ed. Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition with Related Documents, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Next to the various journals, this work is probably the most important source on the expedition—especially on such matters as its genesis, diplomatic and other background, personages involved, and.

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IN : expedition, especially with regard to he American Indians and Jefferson’s vision. There are extraordinary primary resources on the expedition, including Moulton’s thirteen volumes of the journals and Jackson’s two volumes of the letters of the expedition. Holmberg’s recent volume of letters from William Clark to his brother Jonathan.

The Journal-keeping Methods of Lewis and Clark. Clark's last entry is a reminder that "wrighting &c." was one of the principal tasks of the captains, and one that they thoroughly fulfilled.

As Donald Jackson has observed, Lewis and Clark were "the writingest explorers of their time. They wrote constantly and abundantly, afloat and ashore, legibly and illegibly, and always with an urgent sense. The book features more than primary source documents, including letters to and from Jefferson, Benjamin Rush, and others as the expedition was being organized; diary excerpts during the expedition; and, uniquely, letters documenting the lives of.

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West (ISBN ), written by Stephen Ambrose, is a biography of Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark book is based on journals and letters written by Lewis, William Clark, Thomas Jefferson and the members of the Corps of most of the book is dedicated to the Author: Stephen E.

Ambrose. Over the course of his career, American explorer William Clark () wrote at least forty-five letters to his older brother Jonathan, including six that were written during the epic Lewis and Clark Expedition.

This book publishes many of these letters for the first time, revealing important details about the expedition, the mysterious death of Meriwether Lewis, the status of Clark's.

In Their Own Words: Lewis and Clark tells the exciting story of the lives of these explorers using the journals they kept on their journey west. William Clark's journal entry formarks the day that Lewis and Clark set out on their two-year journey from St.

Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific Ocean and back again. During their voyage of discovery, Lewis and Clark accomplished many Pages: That list and society accession records stand as the first small survey of Lewis and Clark documents.

[6] The deposit included the following: Fourteen volumes of the Pocket Journal of Messrs. Lewis & Clark. A volume of astronomical observations and other matter by Captain Lewis. A small copy book containing some notes by Captain Lewis. This beautiful two-volume, boxed set covers all aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from its authorization and planning through Meriwether Lewis's violent death.

A cornerstone of any library emphasizing the American West, Donald Jackson's splendid edition assembles letters, memoranda, and other documents of the expedition, providing. This book publishes many of these letters for the first time, revealing important details about the expedition, the mysterious death of Meriwether Lewis, the status of Clark's slave York (the first African American known to have crossed the continent from coast to coast), and other matters of historical are letters concerning.

The sections of the book covering the Lewis and Clark Expedition are as well written as anything Ambrose has done. I felt like I was there with the "Corps of Discovery", as they were named, seeing the incredible plains and mountains of the unexplored American West for the first time/5.

Interest in the Lewis and Clark Expedition was revived in the twentieth century not by that book, but rather by the numerous published editions of the original expedition journals. These journals continue to provide a window not only to a very different time, but also to a remarkable adventure.

Lewis & Clark Chronicle is located in McAfee on the Undergraduate Campus. email [email protected] voice fax The Chronicle staff welcomes letters and emails from readers about topics covered in the magazine. Correspondence must include your name and location and may be edited.

Lewis & Clark Chronicle. Donald Jackson, Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ), Robert Emmett McDowell Papers, The Filson Club. Roy E. Appleman, "Joseph and Reubin Field, Kentucky Frontiersmen of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Their Father, Abraham," Filson Club History Quarterly 49 (January ), Get this from a library.

Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: with related documents, [Donald Jackson;]. Lewis and Clark expedition, –6, U.S. expedition that explored the territory of the Louisiana Purchase and the country beyond as far as the Pacific Ocean.

Purpose Thomas Jefferson had long considered the project of a western expedition, having encouraged John Ledyard when he proposed such an expedition in the s, and as president he contemplated the matter in earnest and discussed it.

i need help with my ABC book for Lewis and Clark. I need the letters H,K,O,Q,U,V, and X the letters Q,X, and U are allowed to be within the word like aQuatic or something like that. if u could help me that would be great. Format: S is for Sacajawea. Sacajawea was a Shoshone Indian who helped Lewis and Clark on thei expedition.

Read how the Indian chiefs responded to Jefferson (from Donald Jackson's Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Other Documents.) (February 1, ) Clark's drawing of Indian Canoes Clark makes a drawing and describes the canoes used by the natives inhabiting the lower half of.

The name of my book is What was the Lewis and Clark expedition. The author of my book is Judith St. George. The genre of my book is non fiction. The main characters in my book are Sacagawea, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Pompy/5.

"Donald Jackson's prestigious Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition is equalled only by the original journals of the expedition in its standing as a premier reference concerning virtually every dimension of the exploring enterprise."--Irving W.

Anderson, South Dakota History "Jackson's masterpiece rates the highest praise No matter how deeply a Lewis and Clark student may have. Donald Jackson, ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ), Gardner Allen, Our Navy ad the Barbary Corsairs (Hamdon, Connecticut: Archon Books, reprint of ed.), Though the U.S.

signed a Barbary peace treaty on Jhostilities sputtered on for several months. National Council of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial News on commemorating the legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, with a list of upcoming events.

National Geographic: Lewis & Clark Features on Lewis and Clark with journal entries, letters, maps, drawings and a timeline. Other Materials of Interest: Print Sources on Lewis and Clark. Lewis and Clark “brought democracy to this part of the country.” In reading the collection of book ex-cerpts he cites—including two of mine— I couldn’t find that grandiose claim.

Part of this may be semantics, but it’s an important point. Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition a military enterprise in which the captains’ words were final. Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: ; Parts 1 & 2 Volume 4This set was first published in from the manuscripts of the American Philosophical Society together with manuscript material of Lewis and Clark and from other sources including notebooks, letters and maps, and the journals of Charles Floyd and Joseph 4 Part 1 Journal and Orderly Book.

I will echo SapOnMyButt: the journals are commonly available, and not to be missed. There is quite a bit of background to the story, however, that is missing from the journals: fuller biographies of Lewis,Clark (especially fuller information on Lewis' suicide, which the usual edition of the journals hints to have been murder) Sacajaweya, and York; the real consequences of the expedition for.

Tell the students they will look at two sketches of actual encounters that Lewis and Clark had with Indian tribes. Explain that these sketches were printed in a book written in by Patrick Gass, one of the men who traveled on the expedition with Lewis and Clark.

Explain that Gass described the scenes to an artist who then drew them. For someone who knows the basics and wants to go further, Donald Jackson's Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition has been cited as one of the topic's most complete works.

And of course there are the men's letters themselves, which are available online as edited by Gary Moulton. Nathaniel Pryor. This biography is from a paper by George H. Yater originally presented at the annual meeting of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation in Louisville and subsequently published in "Nine Young Men from Kentucky," a May supplementary publication of We Proceeded On, the official publication of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation.

Elliot Coues’s account of the Expedition was released when nostalgia for the American frontier was high and interest in the Lewis and Clark story was returning.

Coues, an American army surgeon, historian, ornithologist and author, is probably best known for his book, “Key to North American Birds.”. This book is an actual reading of the journals kept by those in the Lewis and Clark expedition.

The journals are read chronologically so you end up with entries by several people on the same day. I was looking for a retelling of their "adventures" and not a word for word reading of the journals.

Lewis and Clark for Kids. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, Jackson, Donald. Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition with Related Documents Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.

Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark. New York: Clarion Books, Rolston, III, Holmes. Environmental Ethics. The Lewis and Clark expedition was commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to explore and map the newly purchased Louisiana Territory, to identify a practical route to the Pacific Ocean, and to learn more about the native peoples who lived in the region.

Headed by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark, the Corps of Discovery. Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, ; printed from the original manuscripts in the library of the American Philosophical Society and by direction of its committee on historical documents, together with manuscript material of Lewis and Clark from other sources, including note-books, letters, maps, etc., and the journals of Charles Floyd and Joseph Whitehouse, now for.The Journals of Lewis and Clark are "the first report on the West, on the United States over the hill and beyond the sunset, on the province of the American future&#; (Bernard DeVoto).&#;Inthe great expanse of the Louisiana Purchase was an empty canvas.

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