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Schoolcraft's Expedition to Lake Itasca

Schoolcraft's Expedition to Lake Itasca( )
Author: Schoolcraft, Henry R.
Editor: Mason, Philip P.
ISBN:978-0-87013-334-3
Publication Date:May 1993
Publisher:Michigan State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

Schoolcraft's Expedition to Lake Itasca contains a semi-official report of his 1832 trip to the upper Mississippi region. Schoolcraft's purposes for exploring the area, now part of Minnesota, were to quell a feud between warring Chippewa and Sioux factions and to locate the Mississippi headwaters. Although he did not stop the fighting, Schoolcraft did discover the river's true source and left us an unsurpassed account of life in the region in the 1830s. Anyone...
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Book Details
Pages:390
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / General
History / Expeditions & Discoveries
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:1.76 Pounds



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