Lewis & Clark Expedition: Nineteenth Century Newspapers

Newspaper accounts of the Lewis & Clark expedition in the early 19th century.

(32 total)
Columbian Centinel & Massachusetts Federalist

No. 10 of Vol. XXXIX, Whole No. 1986
51 x 33 cm., four pages total.

Front page, bottom half of second column. "Miscellany of the Times" speculates on the reason Congress gave Jefferson $2,000,500.

Second page, third column, second paragraph from the bottom. One paragraph explains that Lewis and Clark will soon be departing on political business to the Mississippi country.

1803-04-02

Columbian Centinel & Massachusetts Federalist

Vol. XL, No. 2036
51 x 33 cm., four pages total.

Second page, first column, fourth paragraph from the bottom. This article notes that Lewis and Clark will soon be departing from Louisville, Kentucky to penetrate the Louisiana Territory and "

1803-09-24

The Connecticut Courant

Vol. XXXIX

1803-11-23

Columbian Centinel & Massachusetts Federalist

Vol. XL, No. 2054
53 x 35 cm., four pages total.

Second page, first column, fourth paragraph from the bottom. This note from Louisville, Kentucky announces that the Lewis and Clark expedition had just departed from Louisville.

1803-11-26

Boston Weekly Magazine

No. 34

1804-06-16

The Connecticut Courant

Vol. XL

1804-07-04

The Independent Chronicle

Volume XXXVI

1804-12-07

Columbian Centinel

No. 41, Vol. 42
50 x 34 cm., four pages total.

Second page, middle of first column. This is a brief announcement that the expedition had made it 850 miles up the Missouri River with no problems, and that the expedition expected to winter with the Mandan Indians.

1805-01-16

The Independent Chronicle

Volume XXXVII

1805-01-17

The Repertory

Volume III

1806-03-07

New Hampshire Sentinel

Vol. VII

1806-03-15

The Repertory

Volume III

1806-10-03

Columbian Centinel

Whole No. 2,360
51 x 34 cm., four pages total

Second page, first column. This article is an announcement that Lewis and Clark have arrived in St. Louis, and includes a brief description of the expedition.

1806-11-05

The Witness

Vol. II

1806-11-05

New Hampshire Sentinel

Vol. VIII

1806-11-08

The National Aegis

Vol. V

1806-11-12

The Witness

Vol. II

1806-12-10

The Repertory

Vol. III

1806-12-12

Freeman's Friend

Volume II

1806-12-13

New Hampshire Sentinel

Vol. VIII

1807-02-07

Columbian Centinel

Whole No. 2400
51 x 35 cm., four pages total

Second page, bottom half of the second column. Article discusses Jefferson's nomination to the Senate of William Clark to Lieutenant Colonel.

1807-03-25

General Advertiser

No. 5141
52 x 34 cm., four pages total

Fourth page, first column. "Prospectus of Lewis and Clark's Tour to the Pacific Ocean," by M. Lewis.

1807-07-07

Columbian Centinel

Whole No. 2439
50 x 34 cm., four pages total

Fourth page, fourth column. "Notice of Proposal and Request for Subscriptions for Lewis's three volume Octavo publication." Dated July 25.

1807-08-15

New England Galaxy & Masonic Magazine

Vol. I-No. 22
50 x 30 cm., four pages total

First page, fourth column. "Sequel to the Foresters."

1818-03-13

New-England Galaxy

Vol. VI

1823-07-25

"Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America"

19 x 31 cm.

Reprint limited to 250 copies of the form carried by Lewis and Clark to be presented to friendly Indian chiefs.

1964