Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774 – October 11, 1809) was an American explorer, soldier, politician, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark.

Their mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase, establish trade with, and sovereignty over the natives near the Missouri River, and claim the Pacific Northwest and Oregon Country for the United States before European nations. They also collected scientific data, and information on indigenous nations. President Thomas Jefferson appointed him Governor of Upper Louisiana in 1806. He died of gunshot wounds in what was either a murder or suicide, in 1809. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Published 1953
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by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Published 2000
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by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Published 2001
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by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Published 1966
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by Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Published 1969
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by Eide, Ingvard Henry.
Published 1969
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by Uldrich, Jack, 1964-
Published 2004
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Published 1983
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