Across America: The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Discovery by Maurice Isserman, John S. Bowman
By Maurice Isserman, John S. Bowman
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In the presence of many neighboring inhabitents, and proceeded on under a jentle brease up the Missouri. . ” His list included: “2 Capts. 4 Sergeants, 3 Intptrs. [Interpreters], 22 Amns [Americans]. 9 or 10 French, & York also 1 Corpl. & Six in a perogue. . ” One of the “Capts,” Meriwether Lewis, was in St. Louis, so he was not on board with the rest of the men when they set sail up the Missouri on May 14. “Intptr” George Drouillard was also away on an errand, and the other two interpreters on Clark’s list may have been men who had arranged to join the expedition a few days later.
Lewis arrived in Pittsburgh on July 15. A frontier outpost in the 18th century, Pittsburgh had grown into a city of about 2,400 inhabitants by 1803, a regional transportation hub whose future growth was insured by its location at the junction of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers. The city was also becoming a center of American manufacturing, with boatyards and a nail factory. Lewis looked forward to seeing the keelboat, which according to the assurances he had received from the builder would be ready to launch by July 20.
Vincennes VA Richmond Louisville St. Louis R . ) Montreal TN Mississippi R. SPANISH TERRITORY PACIFIC OCEAN SC GA Savannah Ri Mississippi Terr. o G e nd ra St. ) DA RI United States ATLANTIC OCEAN 18 Q Across America: The Lewis and Clark Expedition coming as it did from “a man whose virtue and talents I have ever adored . ” Within the week Lewis was en route to Washington, arriving at the start of April. For the next two years he lived as part of Jefferson’s household in the official residence that was then called the President’s House and would later be known as the White House.