Summary narrative of an exploratory expedition to the sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820: resumed and completed by the discovery of its origin in Itasca Lake in 1832. By authority of the United States. With appendices, comprising the original report on the copper mines of Lake Superior, and observations on the geology of the lake basins, and the summit of the Mississippi; together with all the official reports and scientific papers of both expeditions. By Henry R. Schoolcraft
|Main Author:||Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864.|
Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo, & co., 1855.
Northwest, Old > Description and travel.
Great Lakes (North America)
The 1st part, Narrative of the expedition of 1820 (p. -220), is a revised edition of Schoolcraft's "Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States" Albany, 1821. The 2d part, Discovery of the actual source of the Mississippi River (p. -274), is an abridgement of his "Narrative of an expedition through the Upper Mississippi Valley to Itasca Lake." New York, 1834.
xx, -596 p.
illus. (incl. maps.)
|Original Classification Number:||F 597 .S4|
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