Extract from Thomas Jefferson’s Sixth Annual Message to Congress

The expedition of Messrs Lewis & Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific ocean, has had all the success which could have been expected. they have traced the Missouri nearly to it’s source, descended the Columbia to the Pacific ocean, ascertained with accuracy the geography of that interesting communication across our continent, learnt the character of the country, of it’s commerce & inhabitants

PrC (DLC); dateline at foot of text.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Date Range
Date
December 2, 1806
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson