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FRONTIER ADVENTURERS; American Exploration in Oklahoma

Stout, Jr., Joseph A., editor

ISBN 10: 0941498034 / ISBN 13: 9780941498036
Published by Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, 1976
Used Condition: Good+ Soft cover
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6 x 9, 158 pgs, index, notes, b&w historical photos. Chronicle of the twelve American exploration parties in Oklahoma between 1803 and 1853. Bookseller Inventory # 28852

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Title: FRONTIER ADVENTURERS; American Exploration ...

Publisher: Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good+

Edition: First edition.

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In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory. During the next fifty years, twelve American exploration parties entered the state to gather facts and contact native tribes. Those inroads on the frontier have been chronicled in this book. The high drama and excitement surrounding these intrepid explorers make each article a tale of discovery, bravery, and danger. Their legacy was new knowledge about the frontier, peace with the Indian tribes, and expansion of America's borders.

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