The Journals of Lewis and Clark [NOOK Book]

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[Clark, May 14, 1804]
May the 14th-Monday
Set out from Camp River a Dubois at 4 oClock P.M. and proceded up the
Missouris under Sail to the first Island in the Missouri...
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

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Overview

[Clark, May 14, 1804]
May the 14th-Monday
Set out from Camp River a Dubois at 4 oClock P.M. and proceded up the
Missouris under Sail to the first Island in the Missouri and Camped on
the upper point opposit a Creek on the South Side below a ledge of
limestone rock Called Colewater, made 41/2 miles, the Party Consisted
of 2, Self one frenchman and 22 Men in the Boat of 20 ores, 1 Serjt. &
7 french in a large Perogue, a Corp and 6 Soldiers in a large Perogue.
a Cloudy rainey day. wind from the N E. men in high Spirits

[Clark, May 14, 1804]
Monday May 14th 1804
Rained the forepart of the day I determined to go as far as St. Charles
a french Village 7 Leags. up the Missourie, and wait at that place
untill Capt. Lewis Could finish the business in which he was obliged to
attend to at St Louis and join me by Land from that place 24 miles; by
this movement I calculated that if any alterations in the loading of
the Vestles or other Changes necessary, that they might be made at St.
Charles I Set out at 4 oClock P.M. in the presence of many of the
Neighbouring inhabitents, and proceeded on under a jentle brease up the
Missourie to the upper Point of the 1st Island 4 Miles and Camped on
the Island which is Situated Close on the right (or Starboard) Side,
and opposit the mouth of a Small Creek called Cold water, a heavy rain
this after-noon The Course of this day nearly West wind from N. E
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013851306
  • Publisher: SAP
  • Publication date: 12/17/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 705,993
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2003

    The Real Adventure

    If you want to be entertained while being educated....READ THIS BOOK!! I highly recommend this for every adult. If you have a student in the home that is not interested in history or does not understand the value of learning history, this is a perfect way to get them interested. Truly one of the most exciting true adventure's of all time.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2003

    Reads like an Adventure Novel

    I tried reading the journals in their original form, but it was rough going--this version with modernized spelling and eloquent summaries between the passages not included make reading about their great expedition fun. I got my son hooked on it too--a wonderful introduction to this phase of American history. Grizzly bears, encounters with native Americans, hunting for food, Sacagawea and her baby--it's all there. If Lewis & Clark interest you at all, this version is the one to read now. Certain to be the classic abridgment.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2006

    Great read!

    Boring in some spots, but very good and highly entertaining. The writings of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, with most of the boring stuff edited out. Of their first encounter with Grizzlies after being told how ferocious they are(by the Indians). New lands and creatures. I always thought that I would have gone on this adventure in 1804. After reading the journals, I see I probably would have complained so much, as to get the boot. Deserters and heroes, facing difficult situations. A true adventure story in every sense.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 27, 2009

    Great reading

    This book was very compelling. It was hard to put down. I have passed it on to my grandsons who are in high school for collatgeral reading in their history class.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2006

    fantastic

    These Journals are the most beautiful and realistic accounts in history i have ever read. DeVoto on the other hand does cut in quite a bit more than he should in my opinion.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2003

    Meriwether Lewis

    lewis is a cool dude, he explored the lousina purchase with help from captain clark; 1804-1806. I rate The Journals of Lewis and Clark 5 stars or outstanding. Great book!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2001

    The Definitive Abridged Work on the L&C Expedition

    As a historical researcher, I find Mr. Bergon's book a necessity in locating information, whether it be on native tribes, expedition equipment, plant's and animal specimens, and so on. By far, the best abridged edition on the market and a necessity for the new L&C buff or long time enthusiast. A real gem since it includes the expedition's summary of equipment purchases.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2014

    Dont read

    Boooooooooo

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2014

    Wow

    This book helped me a lot on a report that i had to do on Leis and Clark. In just the sample i was able to finish my essay. Highly reccomended book for people who would like to learn about the Lewis and Clark!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2013

    Im realateed I m realated

    Well i have not read the book yet but i hope its grate i need some thing that rimems with 1804...

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2013

    Juist learning about lewis and clark

    :)

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Iwas doing a report and this was my best resource

    THIS is SUPER helpful GET this BOOK!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Awsome

    This book is amazing! It talkes about them alot and you can learn alot about there trip. Please read this book to learn about them. And there trip especially if you are learning about them in school.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2012

    A slow reading

    There is too much detail in them describing their trip. Moves very slowly.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 1, 2012

    Recommend to history buffs

    Slow reading. Lots of repetitiveness. Publisher should have checked this. I have read other copies of the journals and they were better

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2012

    Awesome

    I thought a good book

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