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Meriwether Lewis of Lewis and Clark.

Charles Morrow Wilson

Meriwether Lewis of Lewis and Clark.

by Charles Morrow Wilson

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Published by Thomas Y. Crowell company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 289-292.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF592.7 .W64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6301911M
    LC Control Number34004842
    OCLC/WorldCa479185

    Illustrations: Meriwether Lewis / Charles Willson Peale --Transfer of Louisiana Territory / T. De Thulstrup --William Clark / Charles Willson Peale --MS. page, dated giving Clark's start from River Dubois --The Bird Woman [ Sacagawea ] / Alice Cooper --The Lewis and Clark Expedition --A Shoshone village --Mt. [ Mount ] Hood from. The Journals of Lewis and Clark A Mariner Book Volume of A Mentor book A Mentor classic American Heritage Library Lewis & Clark Expedition Sentry edition: Authors: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark: Editor: Bernard De Voto: Contributor: Stephen E. Ambrose: Edition: 3, illustrated, reprint, revised: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, /5(6).

    Edited by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bernard DeVoto (), it allows the reader to gain a fuller understanding of the Lewis and Clark expedition through the words of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark themselves. Lewis and Clark's expedition begins in , taking the person Corps of Discovery from St. Louis, Missouri to the Pacific Ocean and back again (a distance of over 8, miles).Cited by: In the book The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, first printed in , the editor Elliott Coues expressed doubt about Thomas Jefferson's conclusion that Lewis committed suicide, despite including the former president's Memoir of Meriwether Lewis in his book.

    From to , Lewis, accompanied by co-captain William Clark, the Shoshone guide Sacajawea, and thirty-two men, made the first trek across the Louisiana Purchase, mapping the rivers as he went, tracing the principal waterways to the sea, and establishing the American claim to the territories of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon/5(4).   The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition (–), was the first transcontinental expedition to the Pacific coast undertaken by the United States. Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, it was led by two Virginia-born veterans of Indian wars in the Ohio Valley, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark/5(41).


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Meriwether Lewis has books on Goodreads with ratings. Meriwether Lewis’s most popular book is The Journals of Lewis and Clark. The Journals of Lewis and Clark [Lewis, Meriwether] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark/5(). Meriwether: A Novel of Meriwether Lewis and the Lewis & Clark Expedition (The American Story) [Nevin, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Meriwether is a young man of genius, power, drive, and single-minded determination to make one of the greatest marches in the world history--to chart the two thousand uncharted miles from the Mississippi to the /5(8).

Fascinating look at the Lewis and Clark Expedition, through the eyes of Meriwether Lewis. Nevin discusses the highs and lows of the expedition, and of Meriwether Lewis' life, including his tragic account, as fiction, adds new life to the old story, without departing from the essential facts.4/5.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark [Lewis, Meriwether, Clark, William, Bakeless, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Journals of Lewis and Clark/5(). Meriwether: A Novel of Meriwether Lewis and the Lewis & Clark Expedition (The American Story) Hardcover – May 1, /5(8).

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. Keenly aware that the course of the nation's destiny lay westwardand that a "Voyage of Discovery" would be necessary to/5. Well researched and written, this book will serve to increase the interest in the full story of the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis.

The authors present a cogent argument that Lewis was probably murdered, partly to cover up the profound discoveries he and Clark made in the early nineteenth century/5(5). Danisi is the author of Uncovering the Truth about Meriwether Lewis and numerous articles on the history surrounding Meri­wether Lewis and the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Jackson is the author of 5/5(1). Two of Jefferson’s siblings had married into a line of the Lewis family, and Nicholas Lewis, Meriwether’s uncle, became a close friend who managed Jefferson’s affairs during the years that he was minister to France.

Meriwether Lewis’s grandfather, Robert, was the first Lewis to come to America in   The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the.

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. Donald Jackson, ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, With Related Documents, (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ). Five years before construction of the monument, the State had also created a new county, Lewis County, which included the area of the gravesite.

In President Calvin Coolidge designated the site as Meriwether Lewis National Monument, and in it was redesignated as Meriwether Lewis Park and became a unit of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

This is not a book about the Lewis & Clark Expedition per se. It is a series of essays about the inner workings or nonworkings of Meriwether Lewis, who most likely committed suicide in his 30's.

However, because the expedition is such a great part of his life, it would behoove the reader to read about the expedition in another work first /5. Read this book on Questia. Surprisingly little has been written about Capt. Meriwether Lewis of Albemarle, although this great pioneer of a great frontier had been locally prominent during the ten years preceding his death, and the successful completion of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific made him nationally so.

Meriwether Lewis was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark, whose mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase/5.

The Paperback of the The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Clark William Lewis at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(27). Looking for books by Meriwether Lewis. See all books authored by Meriwether Lewis, including The Journals of Lewis and Clark, and The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Volume 2: Aug Augand more on Meriwether Lewis, (born Aug.

18,near Charlottesville, Va. [U.S.]—died Oct. 11,near Nashville, Tenn., U.S.), American explorer, who with William Clark led the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the uncharted American interior to the Pacific Northwest in – He later served as governor of Upper Louisiana Territory.

Born to William Lewis and Lucy Meriwether, Meriwether. Meriwether Lewis () was noticeably different from the boys he grew up with in Albemarle County, Virginia.

Bigger and stronger than most, he was also quieter, a dreamer. Ever since he could remember, he decided later, he'd had a sense of American nationhood: "of vast spaces awaiting crossing of freedom to strike his mark in the Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

After triumphantly leading the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis was either murdered or committed suicide. Did syphilis play a role? On October 11th,Meriwether Lewis died of gunshot wounds at Grinder’s Stand, an inn on the Natchez Trace some seventy miles southwest of Nashville.

He was thirty-five years old.Meriwether Lewis and William Clark outfitted the "Corps of Discovery," and on45 men in 3 boats set off up the Mississippi. The trip took 2 years and 4 months, and the record of the expedition contained in the journals of its courageous leaders is a fascinating story of /5().

William Clark, born August 1,in Virginia, was the brother of George Rogers Clark, a hero of the American Revolution. He served in the US Army as an artillery officer. With Meriwether Lewis, Clark led the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition from to across the land acquired in the Louisiana : National Geographic Society.