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Henry Schoolcraft's account of the 1820 Cass-Doty expedition.

Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States...performed as a member of the expedition under Governor Cass in the year 1820. by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft


Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was an explorer, Indian agent, and early ethnologist of Native American culture who joined an expedition organized by Gov. Cass of Michigan in 1819. The purpose of the expedition was to explore the Great Lakes region, describing its significant topographical features and mineral resources. Schoolcraft joined the expedition as a mineralogist, working alongside Gov. Cass and future Wisconsin Territorial Governor, James Duane Doty.

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Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
Early U.S. Settlement
Creator: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
Pub Data: Albany : E. & E. Hosford, 1821
Citation: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. Narrative journal of travels through the northwestern regions of the United States...performed as a member of the expedition under Governor Cass in the year 1820. (Albany : E. & E. Hosford, 1821). Online facsimile at:  http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/lhbum:@field(DOCID+@l
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