作者 King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812
書名 An account of a voyage up the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to its source; [electronic resource] : made under the orders of the War Department, by Lieut. Pike, of the United States Army, in the years 1805 and 1806. / Compiled from Mr. Pike's journal
出版項 [Washington, D.C. : s.n., 1807?]
說明 68 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : 1 map ; 25 cm
系列 Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 13393
附註 Told in the third person. This paraphrase of Pike's journal seems to be the work of Nicholas King. The manuscript copy in the Library of Congress, Division of Manuscripts, is in the handwriting of King. Its title ends with the statement, "Compiled from Mr. Pike's journal by Nich. King." The last three words are partly erased
"Map of the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth of the Missouri: laid down from the notes of Lieut't. Z.M. Pike by Anthony Nau. Reduced, and corrected by the astronomical observations of Mr. Thompson at its source; and of Capt'n. M. Lewis, where it receives the waters of the Missouri. By Nich's. King."--folded leaf. Signed: Engraved by Francis Shallus, Philadelphia
Pike's journal was first published in 1810 under the title: An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi ..
Imprint suggested by Shaw & Shoemaker
"Extract of a letter from N. Boilvin, Indian agent, to the secretary of war, dated St. Louis, October 6th, 1806."--p. 68
Shaw & Shoemaker 13393
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 13393)
主題 Indians of North America -- Mississippi River Valley
Mississippi River -- Description and travel
United States -- Discovery and exploration
Maps -- Mississippi River. rbgenr
Alt Author Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813. Account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi
King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812, cartographer
Nau, Anthony, cartographer
Shallus, Francis, engraver