Modern history


Abrams, Rochonne. “The Colonial Childhood of Meriwether Lewis.” Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, vol. xxxiv (July 1978).

Adams, Henry. History of the United States of America During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Library of America Edition, 1986.

Allen, John Logan. Passage Through the Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1975.

_________. “Summer of Decision: Lewis and Clark in Montana, 1805.” We Proceeded On, Fall 1976.

Anderson, Sarah Lewis Travers. Lewises, Meriwethers and Their Kin. Richmond: Dietz Press, 1938.

Appleman, Roy. Lewis and Clark. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 1975.

Bakeless, John. Lewis and Clark: Partners in Discovery. New York: William Morrow, 1947.

Bedini, Silvio. “The Scientific Instruments of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” Great Plains Quarterly, Winter 1984.

Bentley, James, ed. “Two Letters from Meriwether Lewis to Major William Preston.” Filson Club History Quarterly, April 1970.

Betts, Edwin Morris, and James Adam Bear, eds. The Family Letters of Thomas Jefferson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia 1986 reprint of 1960 University of Missouri Press ed.

Boss, Richard C. “Keelboat, Pirogue, and Canoe: Vessels Used by the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery.” Nautical Research Journal, June 1993.

Botkin, Daniel. Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark. New York, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1995.

Brodhead, Micheal. “The Military Naturalist: A Lewis and Clark Heritage.” We Proceeded On, vol. 9, no. 4 (November 1983).

Brodie, Fawn M. Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History. New York: W. W. Norton, 1974.

Burroughs, Raymond Darwin. The Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1961.

Caldwell, Norman. “The Enlisted Soldier at the Frontier Post, 1790–1814.” Mid-America: An Historical Review, vol. 37, no. 4 (October 1955).

Carter, Clarence E., ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States, vol. XIV, The Territory of Louisiana-Missouri 1806–1814. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1949).

Chatters, Roy. “The Not-So-Enigmatic Lewis and Clark Airgun.” We Proceeded On, vol. 3, no. 2 (May 1977).

Chuinard, Eldon G. “The Court-Martial of Ensign Meriwether Lewis.” We Proceeded On, vol. 8, no. 4 (Nov. 1982).

_________. “Lewis and Clark, Master Masons.” We Proceeded On, vol. 15, no. 1 (February 1989).

_________. Only One Man Died: The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Glendale, Calif.: Arthur Clark Company, 1980.

_________. “Thomas Jefferson and the Corps of Discovery: Could He Have Done More?” American West, vol. 12, no. 6 (1975).

_________. “How Did Meriwether Lewis Die? It Was Murder.” We Proceeded On, vol. 18, nos. 1 and 2 (January and May 1992).

Coues, Elliot, ed. The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. New York: Dover ed., 1987; reprint of 1893 Francis P. Harper 4-vol. ed., 1893.

Crackel, Theodore J. Mr. Jefferson’s Army: Political and Social Reform of the Military Establishment, 1801–1809. New York: New York University Press, 1987.

Criswell, Elijah. Lewis and Clark: Linguistic Pioneers. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1940.

Cutright, Paul Russell. “Contributions of Philadelphia to Lewis and Clark History.” We Proceeded On, special issue, July 1982.

_________. Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1969 (reprinted by University of Nebraska, 1989).

_________. “Meriwether Lewis’s ‘Coloring of Events.’ ” We Proceeded On, vol. 11, no. 1 (February 1985).

_________. “The Journal of Captain Meriwether Lewis.” We Proceeded On, vol. 10, no. 1 (February 1984).

_________. A History of the Lewis and Clark Journals. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976.

_________. “Rest, Rest, Perturbed Spirit.” We Proceeded On, vol. 12, no. 1 (March 1986).

Davis, Richard Beale, Francis Walker Gilmer: Life and Learning in Jefferson’s Virginia. Richmond: Dietz Press, 1939.

Deconde, Alexander. This Affair of Louisiana. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1976.

DeVoto, Bernard. Journals of Lewis and Clark. Houghton Mifflin, 1953.

Dillon, Richard. Meriwether Lewis: A Biography. New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.

Fanselow, Julie. The Traveler’s Guide to the Lewis and Clark Trail. Helena, Montana: Falcon Press, 1994.

Fisher, Vardis. Suicide or Murder? The Strange Death of Governor Meriwether Lewis. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1962.

Foley, William. “St. Louis: The First Hundred Years.” Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, vol. XXXIV, no. 4, pt. 1 (July 1978).

Gass, Patrick. A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clark. Minneapolis: Ross and Haines, 1958.

Holmberg, James J. “ ‘I Wish You to See & Know All’: The Recently Discovered Letters of William Clark to Jonathan Clark.” We Proceeded On, vol. 18, no. 4 (November 1992).

Hunt, Robert. “The Blood Meal: Mosquitos and Agues on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” We Proceeded On, vol. 18, no. 3 (May and August 1992).

_________. “Gills and Drams of Consolation: Ardent Spirits on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” We Proceeded On, vol. 17, no. 3 (February 1991).

Jackson, Donald. ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, with Related Documents: 1783–1854, 2nd ed. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978.

_________. “Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, and the Reduction of the United States Army.” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 124, no. 2 (April 1980).

_________. Thomas Jefferson and the Stony Mountains; Exploring the West from Monticello. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1981.

_________. “The Public Image of Lewis and Clark.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly, January 1966.

_________. “A Footnote to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” Manuscripts, vol. 24 (Winter 1972).

Jefferson, Thomas. Notes on the State of Virginia. Paris, 1794.

Jordan, Winthrop D. White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550–1812. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1968.

Large, Arlen. “North and South of Lewis and Clark.” We Proceeded On, vol. 12, no. 4 (November 1984).

_________. “Fort Mandan’s Dancing Longitude.” We Proceeded On, vol. 13, no. 1 (February 1987).

_________. “Trailing Lewis and Clark: ‘The Spirit of Party.’ ” We Proceeded On, vol. 6, no. 1 (February 1990).

_________. “ ‘Additions to the Party’: How an Expedition Grew and Grew.” We Proceeded On, vol. 16, no. 1 (February 1990).

_________. “Lewis and Clark: Part Time Astronomers.” We Proceeded On, vol. 5, no. 1 (February 1979).

_________. “ ‘. . . It Thundered and Lightened’: The Weather Observations of Lewis and Clark.” We Proceeded On, vol. 12, no. 2 (May 1986).

_________. “The Empty Anchorage: Why No Ship Came for Lewis and Clark.” We Proceeded On, vol. 15, no. 1 (February 1989).

_________. “Expedition Aftermath: The Jawbone Journals.” We Proceeded On, vol. 17, no. 1 (February 1991).

Lavender, David. The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark Across the Continent. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Lewis, Grace. “The First Home of Governor Lewis in Louisiana Territory.” Missouri Historical Society Bulletin, vol. XIV (July 1958).

Malone, Dumas. Jefferson the Virginian. Vol. I. Boston: Little, Brown, 1948.

_________. Jefferson the President: First Term, 1801–1805. Vol. IV. Boston: Little, Brown, 1970.

_________. Jefferson the President: Second Term. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.

Marshall, Thomas Maitland. A History of the Western Boundaries of the Louisiana Purchase, 1819–1841. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1914.

_________. The Life and Papers of Frederick Bates. St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1926.

Masson, L. R. Les Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest. New York: Antiquarian Press, 1960 reprint.

Miller, John Chester. The Wolf by the Ears: Thomas Jefferson and Slavery. New York: Free Press, 1977.

Moore, John Hammond. Albemarle: Jefferson’s County, 1727–1976. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1976.

Moulton, Gary, ed. The Journals of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1988.

_________. “New Documents of Meriwether Lewis.” We Proceeded On, vol. 13, no. 4 (November 1987).

Murphy, William. “John Adams: The Politics of the Additional Army, 1798–1800.” New England Quarterly, vol. 52 (June 1979).

Nevins, Allen, ed. The Diary of John Quincy Adams, 1794–1845. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1970.

Oglesby, Richard E. Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri Fur Trade. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.

Phelps, Dawson A. “The Tragic Death of Meriwether Lewis.” William and Mary Quarterly, vol. XIII, no. 3 (1956).

Ravenholt, Reimert Thorolf. “Triumph Then Despair: The Tragic Death of Meriwether Lewis.” Epidemiology, vol. 5, no. 3 (May 1994), pp. 366–79.

Ray, Verne F. “Lewis and Clark and the Nez Perce Indians.” The Great Western Series. No. 10. Washington, D.C.: Westerners.

Ronda, James P. Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.

_________. “A Most Perfect Harmony: Life at Fort Mandan.” We Proceeded On, vol. 14, no. 4 (November 1988).

_________. “St. Louis Welcomes and Toasts the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” We Proceeded On, vol. 13, no. 1 (February 1987).

_________. “A Knowledge of Distant Parts: The Shaping of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” Montana: The Magazine of Western History, vol. 41, no. 4 (Autumn 1991).

Ruby, Robert H., and John A. Brown. The Chinook Indians: Traders of the Lower Columbia River. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976.

Russell, Carl. “The Guns of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.” North Dakota History, vol. 27 (Winter 1960).

Schwantee, Carlos, ed. Encounters with a Distant Land: Exploration and the Great Northwest. Moscow: University of Idaho Press, 1994.

Shoemaker, Floyd. “The Louisiana Purchase, 1803.” Missouri Historical Review, vol. 48 (October 1953).

Skelton, William B. An American Profession of Arms: The Army Officer Corps, 1784–1861. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1992.

Slaughter, Thomas P. The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Smithers, Jim. “Food for Mackenzie.” We Proceeded On, vol. 15, no. 1 (February 1989).

Thomas, Samuel W. “William Clark’s 1795 and 1797 Journals and Their Significance.” Missouri Historical Society Bulletin, July 1969.

Thwaites, Reuben Gold, ed. Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. New York: Arno Press reprint, 1969.

Van Wormer, Joe. The World of the Pronghorn. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1969.

Weber, David J. The Spanish Frontier in North America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992.

Wheeler, Olin D. The Trail of Lewis and Clark, 1804–1806. New York, 1904. Two volumes.

Wilson, Alexander. American Omithology. Philadelphia: Bradford & Inskeep, 1808–1814.

Wish, Harvey. “The French of the Old Missouri (1801–1821): A Study in Assimilation.” Mid-America: An Historical Review, vol. XII, no. 3 (July 1941).

Woods, Edgar. Albemarle County in Virginia. Bridgewater, Va.: Green Bookman, 1932.


Meriwether Lewis Anderson Papers, Missouri State Historical Society.

William Clark Papers, Missouri State Historical Society.

Meriwether Lewis Papers, Missouri State Historical Society.

Grace Lewis Miller Papers, National Park Service, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Archives, St. Louis.

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