Message from the President of the United States, Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar : with a Statistical Account of the Countries Adjacent :

Jefferson, Thomas 1743 to 1826

Published by New York Printed by Hopkins and Seymour, Pearl Street 1806 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text, 1806
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130 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. American History. Message from the President of the United States, Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar : with a Statistical Account of the Countries Adjacent : Read in Congress February 19, 1806. Author bio: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), after an illustrious career as a patriot of the American Revolutionary War, the author of the Declaration of Independence, and Secretary of State, Jefferson was elected the third President of the United States. As President, Jefferson brokered the purchase of 828,000 square miles of land from France now known as the Louisiana Purchase. To explore the new lands, Jefferson commissioned Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to head an expedition into the newly acquired lands. Jefferson’s Message, read in Congress on February 19, 1806, became the first separate publication of information from the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It prints a long letter from Lewis and a detailed table providing data about each Indian nation that Lewis and Clark had met or learned about. Other reports were also included from John Sibley (1757-1837), a physician who had settled in Natchitoches, Louisiana, and began sending geographical information to officials in Washington about 1803, and William Dunbar (1749-1810), a Scottish-born scientist who emigrated to America in 1771 and settled in Mississippi; he was commissioned by Jefferson to explore the Ouachita (Washita) and Red River valleys. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition Bound / Flex Cover / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd. Bookseller Inventory # 5022372

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Title: Message from the President of the United ...

Publisher: New York Printed by Hopkins and Seymour, Pearl Street 1806 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text

Publication Date: 1806

Binding: Scarce Title.

Illustrator: Map Illustration

Book Type: Early History / America / USA

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