William Clark: Indian Diplomat

William Clark: Indian Diplomat

by Jay H. Buckley
     
 

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For three decades following the expedition with Meriwether Lewis for which he is best known, William Clark forged a meritorious public career that contributed even more to the opening of the West: from 1807 to 1838 he served as the U.S. government’s most important representative to western Indians. This biography focuses on Clark’s tenure as Indian

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For three decades following the expedition with Meriwether Lewis for which he is best known, William Clark forged a meritorious public career that contributed even more to the opening of the West: from 1807 to 1838 he served as the U.S. government’s most important representative to western Indians. This biography focuses on Clark’s tenure as Indian agent, territorial governor, and Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis.

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ISBN-13:
9780806139111
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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