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 ... all of the official reports and scientific papers of both expeditions.
By Henry R. Schoolcraft.
|Main Author:||Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864.|
Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo, and co., 1855.
Geology > New York (State)
Indians of North America.
Natural history > Mississippi River Valley.
Natural history > Northwest, Old.
United States > Discovery and exploration.
Northwest, Old > Description and travel.
Great Lakes (North America)
Mississippi River > Sources.
The first part, Narrative of the expedition of 1820 (p. 37-220), is a revised edition of Schoolcraft's "Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States." Albany, 1821. The second part, Discovery of the actual source of the Mississippi River (p. 221-274), is an abridgement of his "Narrative of an expedition through the upper Mississippi Valley to Itaska Lake." New York, 1834.
xx, -596 p.
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