Collection Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
Map[Atlas accompanying An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi and through the western parts of Louisiana to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun rivers. "Some copies [of An account] are accompanied by the six maps bound separately." Cf. Sabin 62836. Philips 11024 Copy 1 incomplete: missing all maps, but contains statistical sheets. Copy 2 incomplete: missing Map of Internal Provinces of New Spain. Copy 3 incomplete: missing Map of the Mississippi River. Copy 3 includes "A map of Lewis and Clark's track." Copy 4 incomplete: missing statistical sheets. ...
- Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery - Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble)
- Date: 1810
ArticleThe Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase - Digital Collections American Exploration of Louisiana Acquisition and exploration of American lands throughout the first decade of the 19th century began and ended with President Thomas Jefferson. Whether involved in purchasing the Louisiana Territory; promoting national interests or nurturing his own curiosity by obtaining scientific, cultural, and geographic knowledge; or, organizing expeditions by choosing their leaders; planning their goals; and raising public and private funds for ...