“Extract of a Letter to Thomas Jefferson”

Meriwether Lewis. From Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean: Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806, 1814.

Image of Extract of a Letter to Thomas Jefferson

Lewis wrote this letter to President Jefferson midway through his famous journey from St. Louis to the Oregon Coast and back. The letter enumerates the items that Lewis was sending to Jefferson and identifies the members of the expedition party.

Image of Extract of a Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Image of Extract of a Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Extract of a Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Short Title Letter to T. Jefferson from M. Lewis, 1814
Book Title Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American Continent to the Pacific Ocean: Performed by Order of the Government of the United States, in the Years 1804, 1805, and 1806
Place of Publication London
Publisher Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown
Creator Meriwether Lewis
Publication Date 1814
Pages pp. x-xii
Call Number folio Graff 2480
Location Special Collections 4th floor