The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume I (of 3) To Headwaters of the Mississippi River Through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain, During the Years 1805-6-7.
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The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume I (of 3) To Headwaters of the Mississippi River Through Louisiana Territory, and in New Spain, During the Years 1805-6-7.

By Elliott Coues
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  • THE EXPEDITIONS OF Zebulon Montgomery Pike,
  • Dedication.
  • CONTENTS OF VOL I.
  • PREFACE TO THE ORIGINAL EDITION.
  • PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION.
  • MEMOIR OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE. BY ELLIOTT COUES.
  • CHAPTER I. ITINERARY: ST. LOUIS TO ST. PAUL, AUGUST 9TH-SEPTEMBER 21ST, 1805.
  • CHAPTER II. ITINERARY, CONTINUED: ST. PAUL TO LEECH LAKE, SEPTEMBER 22D, 1805-JANUARY 31ST, 1806.
  • CHAPTER III. ITINERARY, CONCLUDED: LEECH LAKE TO ST. LOUIS, FEBRUARY 1ST-APRIL 30TH, 1806.
  • CHAPTER IV. WEATHER DIARY OF THE MISSISSIPPI.[IV-1]
  • CHAPTER V. CORRESPONDENCE AND CONFERENCES.[V-1]
    • Art. 1. Letter, Pike to Wilkinson. (Orig. No. 1, pp. 1, 2.)
    • Art. 2. Letter, Pike to Wilkinson. (Orig. No. 2, pp. 2-4.)
    • Art. 3. The Dubuque Interrogation.[V-3] Queries proposed to Mr. Dubuque, with his answers.
    • Art. 4. Speech, Pike to the Sioux[V-4] (Part of Orig. No. 3, pp. 6-8), delivered at the entrance of the river St. Peter's, Sept. 23d, 1803.
    • Art 5. The Sioux Treaty[V-6] of Sept. 23d, 1805. (Part of Orig. No. 3, pp. 8, 9.)
    • Art. 6. Letter, Pike to Wilkinson. (Orig. No. 4, pp. 9-13.)
    • Art. 7.[V-10] Instructions, Pike to Sergeant Henry Kennerman. (Orig. No. 16, pp. 33, 34.)
    • Art. 8. Letter, Pike to Hugh M'Gillis. (Orig. No. 5, pp. 14-16.)
    • Art. 9. Letter, Hugh M'Gillis to Pike. (Orig. No. 6, pp. 17-19.)
    • Art. 10. Speech, Pike to the Sauteaux, in a Council at Leech Lake, Feb. 16th, 1806. (Orig. No. 7, pp. 19-22.)
    • Art. 11. Speeches, Chippewa Chiefs[V-13] to Pike, at Leech Lake, Feb. 16th, 1806. (Orig. No. 8, pp. 22, 23.)
    • Art. 12. Extract of a letter, Pike to Robert Dickson, Lower Red Cedar Lake, Feb. 26th, 1806. (Orig. No. 9, pp. 23, 24.)
    • Art. 13. Letter, Pike to La Jeunesse. (Orig. No. 10, p. 24.)
    • Art. 14. Letter, Pike to Wilkinson. (Orig. No. 11, pp. 25, 26.)
    • Art. 15.[V-15] Speech, Pike to the Puants at Prairie Du Chien, Apr. 20th, 1806. (Part of Orig. No. 12, pp. 26, 27.)
    • Art. 16. Further Conferences with Indians at Prairie du Chien, Apr. 21st, 1806. (Part of Orig. No. 12, pp. 27-29.)
    • Art. 17. Letter, Pike to Campbell and Fisher. (Orig. No. 13, pp. 29, 30.)
    • Art. 18. Letter, Pike to Wilkinson. (Orig. No. 14, pp. 30, 31.)
    • Art. 19. Letter,[V-17] Pike to Wilkinson. (Orig. No. 15, pp. 31-33.)
  • CHAPTER VI. COMMERCE OF THE MISSISSIPPI.[VI-1]
    • A. Description of the N. W. Company's Fort at Sandy Lake.
    • B. Description of the N. W. Company's Fort at Leech Lake.
    • D. The price of goods in exchange with the Indians.
    • C.—Recapitulation of Furs and Peltries, North West Company, 1804-5, Fond du Lac Department; Marks and Numbers as per margin.
    • E. Return of men employed in the N. W. Company's Department of Fond du Lac, for 1805, with the amount of their wages per annum, etc.
  • CHAPTER VII. GEOGRAPHY OF THE MISSISSIPPI.[VII-1]
  • CHAPTER VIII. ETHNOGRAPHY OF THE MISSISSIPPI.[VIII-1]
  • CHAPTER IX. VOCABULARY OF MISSISSIPPIAN PLACE-NAMES.[IX-1]
  • FOOTNOTES
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