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Yellowstone expedition of 1819....
Item # 211509
June 30, 1819
MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 30, 1819.
* 1819 Yellowstone Expedition
A pg. 2 report from Jeffersonville says: "The U.S. Steamboat, Western Engineer, passed this place...on her way up the Missouri. There also passed on the same day, and were piloted over the falls, 9 keels, containing part of the expedition to the Yellow Stone under the command of Col. Atkinson, Capt. Foster, commanding a tenth keel...in company with the expedition and destined to the Falls of St. Anthony, for the purpose of establishing a post there." Other news of the day includes: "Emigration" "Thunder Storm" Separation Of Maine" and much more. Fold foxing on the front page, otherwise good. 4 pages untrimmed.
Category: Pre-Civil War