Early Western Travels 1748-1846, v. 17
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Early Western Travels 1748-1846, v. 17
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  • Early Western Travels 1748-1846 A Series of Annotated Reprints of some of the best and rarest contemporary volumes of travel, descriptive of the Aborigines and Social and Economic Conditions in the Middle and Far West, during the Period of Early American Settlement
  • CONTENTS OF VOLUME XVII
  • ILLUSTRATION TO VOLUME XVII
  • Part IV of James's Account of S. H. Long's Expedition, 1819-1820
  • {124} CHAPTER I [IX][1] Journey from Belle Point to Cape Girardeau—Cherokee Indians—Osage War—Regulator's Settlements of White River.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • {148} CHAPTER II {X}[33] Hot Springs of the Washita—Granite of the Cove—Saline River
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER III {XI}[48] Red River—Exploring Expedition of 1806—Return to the Arkansa—Earthquakes
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY TRAVERSED BY THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION
    • {190} MOVEMENTS OF THE EXPEDITION
    • GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY TRAVERSED BY THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION
    • Of the country situated between the Ohio river and the Alleghany mountains
    • Of the country situated between the Ohio, Mississippi, and the Lakes
    • Of the country situated between the Mississippi and Missouri rivers
    • Of the country situated between the Missouri and Red rivers, west of the Mississippi and east of the meridian of the Council Bluff.
    • {223} Of the country situated between the meridian of the Council Bluff and the Rocky Mountains
    • Of the Rocky Mountains
    • Of the Indians inhabiting the section of country last described
    • Of the Arrapahoes, Kaskaias, Kiaways, Ietans, and Shiennes
    • Observations embracing several traits of character common to the Indians of the western country
    • OF THE MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, AND OHIO RIVERS
    • OF THE GREAT VALLEY OR BASIN OF THE MISSISSIPPI
  • OBSERVATIONS ON THE MINERALOGY AND GEOLOGY OF A PART OF THE UNITED STATES WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI.
    • Of the Great Desert at the base of the Rocky Mountains
    • Of the Sandstones of the Rocky Mountains
    • FLETZ TRAP ROCKS
    • RECAPITULATION
    • Of the Ozark Mountains
    • Recapitulation
    • Of the Alleghany Mountains
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • [PART II][98] Containing the Calculations of Observations made by Major Long and Lieutenant Swift, on a tour from the Council Bluffs on the Missouri river, westward along the river Platte to its head waters in the Rocky Mountains,—thence southwardly to the head waters of the Arkansa and Canadian rivers,—and down said rivers to Belle Point, performed in 1820, under the command of Major S. H. Long, of the United States' Topographical Engineers.
    • {xlii} A TABLE OF LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE,
    • METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER Preliminary Explanations
    • {xliv} Meteorological Register {xlv} for the Month of JUNE, 1819
    • {xlvi} Meteorological Register {xlvii} for the Month of JULY, 1819
    • {xlviii} Meteorological Register {xlix} for the Month of AUGUST, 1819
    • {l} Meteorological Register {li} for the Month of SEPTEMBER, 1819
    • {lii} Meteorological Register {liii} for the Month of OCTOBER, 1819
    • {liv} Meteorological Register {lv} for the Month of NOVEMBER, 1819
    • {lvi} Meteorological Register {lvii} for the Month of DECEMBER, 1819
    • {lviii} Meteorological Register {lix} for the Month of JANUARY, 1820
    • {xlviii} Meteorological Register {lxi} for the Month of FEBRUARY, 1820
    • {lxii} Meteorological Register {lxiii} for the Month of MARCH, 1820
    • {lxiv} Meteorological Register {lxv} for the Month of APRIL, 1820
    • {lxvi} Meteorological Register {lxvii} for the Month of MAY, 1820
    • {lxviii} Meteorological Register [Remarkable Phenomena continued from page lix [our page 279].]
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VOCABULARIES OF INDIAN LANGUAGES
    • {lxx} VOCABULARY OF INDIAN LANGUAGES
    • Shos-ho-ne Language
    • Up-sa-ro-ka, or Crow Language
    • Wah-tok-ta-ta, or Oto Language
    • {lxxxi} O-maw-haw Language
      • O-maw-haw Names of Persons
      • O-maw-haw Interjections and Exclamations
    • O-maw-haw Names of Persons
    • O-maw-haw Interjections and Exclamations
    • {lxxxiv} Sioux, (Yancton band,) Language
    • Min-ne-ta-re, or Gros ventre Language
    • Paw-ne Language
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