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Explorers:
Lewis & Clark

 

Captains Lewis & Clark holding a concil with the Indians (1810). from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2001699652/

William Clark:

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Receipt book for officer and soldier's certificates, Illinois Grant (1784-1788)

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William Clark to Thomas Jefferson, July 24, 1803

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William Clark to Thomas Jefferson, April 3, 1805

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William Clark, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile (1807)

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William Clark to Thomas Jefferson, September 20, 1807

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William Clark, September 22, 1807, Memorandum of American Philosophical Society

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William Clark to Thomas Jefferson, November 10, 1807

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Thomas Jefferson to William Clark, December 19, 1807

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Thomas Jefferson to William Clark, September 10, 1809

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Captain Clark and his men shooting bears (1810)

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William Clark to Thomas Jefferson, December 15, 1825

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William Clark (1903)

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Bellefontaine Cemetery, William Clark Tomb, 4947 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO

Meriwether Lewis:

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, March 31, 1801

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, April 5, 1801

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, April 10, 1801

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, August 31, 1801

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William Brent to Meriwether Lewis, February 25, 1803

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Meriwether Lewis, April 20, 1803, Expedition Estimate

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, April 27, 1803

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, April 30, 1803

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, June 20, 1803, Instructions

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, July 8, 1803

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, September 13, 1803

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Charles Gratiot to Meriwether Lewis, November 13, 1804

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Meriwether Lewis, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right (1805)

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, April 7, 1805, with Invoice

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Meriwether Lewis to Thomas Jefferson, June 27, 1807

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, August 8, 1807

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, August 21, 1808

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, August 24, 1808

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Thomas Jefferson to Meriwether Lewis, August 16, 1809

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Captain Lewis shooting an Indian (1810)

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Meriwether Lewis (between 1880 and 1940)

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Meriwether Lewis (1903)

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Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark:

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Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River (1789)

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William Clark to Meriwether Lewis, July 18, 1803

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Lewis and Clark map, with annotations in brown ink by Meriwether Lewis, tracing showing the Mississippi, the Missouri for a short distance above Kansas, Lakes Michigan, Superior, and Winnipeg, and the country onwards to the Pacific

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Meriwether Lewis Pierre Chouteau, May 18, 1804, List of Specimens

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Lewis and Clark at the mouth of the Columbia River] 1805

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A map of the discoveries of Capt. Lewis & Clark from the Rockey Mountain and the River Lewis to the Cap of Disappointement or the Coloumbia River at the north Pacific Ocean / by observation of Robert Frazer. (1807?)

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Captain Lewis & Clark holding a council with the Indians (1810)

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Map of Lewis & Clark's treck across the western portion of North America (1814)

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A map of Lewis and Clark's track, across the western portion of North America from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : by order of the executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6 / copied by Samuel Lewis from the original drawing of Wm. Clark ; Saml. Harrison, fct.

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History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri : thence across the Rocky mountains and down the river Columbia to the Pacific ocean ; performed during the years 1804-5-6 ; by order of the government of the United States, volume 1 (1814)

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History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, to the sources of the Missouri : thence across the Rocky mountains and down the river Columbia to the Pacific ocean ; performed during the years 1804-5-6 ; by order of the government of the United States, volume 2 (1814)

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Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains / research and design by Robert A. Saindon. (1990?)

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Discovering the legacy of Lewis and Clark : bicentennial commemoration 2003-2006 / preparation route source: Frank Muhly.