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Meriwether Lewis

Explorer (18-Aug-1774 — 11-Oct-1809)


Stephen E. Ambrose. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West. Simon & Schuster. 1996. 511pp.

Richard Dillon. Meriwether Lewis: A Biography. New York: Coward-McCann. 1965. 365pp.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.681)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.438)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.892)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.628)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.424)

  11. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.441)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.300)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.406)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.565)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.159)

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