History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark (Volume 2); To the Sources of the Missouri River, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and ... the Years 1804-5-6, by Order of the Gover

 
9781154082739: History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark (Volume 2); To the Sources of the Missouri River, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and ... the Years 1804-5-6, by Order of the Gover

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1893. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVII. IN THE BITTER ROOT MOUNTAINS AND DOWN THE KOOSKOOSKEE. Discussion of a route--More horses purchased--The best portage over the Great Divide from the forks of the Jefferson to the east fork of Lewis* river--Captain Clark rejoins the main party, Aug. 29th--They take leave of the Shoshones and proceed--Salmon creek-- Tower creek--They go up Fish creek--West branch of Fish creek--Delays and accidents-- I^ast thermometer broken--Heavy snow--Large camp of Ootlashoot Indians--Council held with them--Their appearance and language--Clark's river reached and named--Down Clark's river--Several creeks passed--A species of prickly-pear--Scattering creek--A large road in the valley of Clark's river--Direct route to headwaters of the Missouri, which might be reached, hence four days' journey, at a point about 30 miles above the Gates of the Rocky mountains--Traveler's-rest creek--Hunters sent out--Below Traveler's-rest -creek is a river from the east by which Indians go to the Missouri--Tushepaw Indians-- Traveler's-rest creek forks--West fork taken--A mountain crossed--Horses strayed--Game scarce--Hot springs--Sources of this creek left and Glade creek followed along its right side to its forks--Abandoned Tushepaw camp and fish-weirs--Difficult mountains crossed-- Supposed Kooskooskee river--The party reduced to killing a horse for food--A creek therefore named Colt-killed--Rugged mountains on every hand--Snow all day--Out of provisions--Another horse killed--Captain Clark lorges ahead with six hunters to Hungry creek--The main party follows--Captain Clark goes up Hungry creek and over mountains beyond it--The main party follows--Captain Clark reaches a large creek, which he descends to an Indian village--Sumptuously treated by the chief--The main party follows-...

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