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Title
Great Falls of Columbia River
Names
Lewis, Meriwether (1774-1809) (Author)
Clark, William (1770-1838) (Author)
Biddle, Nicholas (1786-1844) (Author)
Collection

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.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1814
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Pub by Bradford and Inskeep
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF 1814 (Lewis, M. History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark)
Topics
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: This, the first authentic history of the expedition, was written by Nicholas Biddle, and edited by Paul Allen. ef. E. Coues, Hist. of the expedition, 1893: appleton, Cycl.amer. biogr.
Content: The appendix contains: (1) Observations and reflections onthe 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, & 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, etc. (5) Remarks and reflections [January 1, 1804, to August 22, 1806]
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12706959
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c6f0360-c605-012f-bc57-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1774: Creator Born
  • 1809: Creator Died
  • 1814: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Great Falls of Columbia River" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1814. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bc565de-2253-6720-e040-e00a18066439

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Great Falls of Columbia River" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bc565de-2253-6720-e040-e00a18066439

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1814). Great Falls of Columbia River Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8bc565de-2253-6720-e040-e00a18066439

Wikipedia Citation

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Great Falls of Columbia River