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Travels through the interior parts of North America 10 editions

Cover of: Travels through the interior parts of North America | Jonathan Carver
About the Book

Jonathan Carver served as a member of Rogers’ Rangers and as a Captain in a Massachusetts regiment during the French and Indian War, and also studied surveying and mapping. In the 1760s he wanted to explore the new territory acquired by the British in that war, finally finding a sponsor in Robert Rogers, who had recently been appointed commander at Fort Michilimackinac. The Carver expedition’s objective would be to find a northwest passage to the Pacific Ocean.

Carver departed Fort Michilimackinac in 1766 for Green Bay, where he resupplied and headed west. The expedition explored the upper Mississippi and parts of Minnesota and Iowa before returning to Fort Michilimackinac in August 1767, where Carver found that his sponsor, Major Rogers, had been arrested for treason. Part of this book was probably written at Fort Michilimackinac that winter.

See the Wikipedia entry on Jonathan Carver for more about his later personal story, which is not in Carver’s book, and later claims by historians that parts of this book were plagiarized.

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10 editions First published in 1784

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Cover of: Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North America, for more than five thousand miles
Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North America, for more than five thousand miles: containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers ...
1992, Printed by Samuel Etheridge, for West and Greenleaf...,$c1802.
Microform in English - Fourth American, from the last London edition.
Cover of: Three years' travels throughout [!] the interior parts of North America, for more than five thousand miles
Cover of: Three years travels through the interior parts of North-America
Cover of: Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, for more than five thousand miles
Cover of: Three years travels through the interior parts of North America
Cover of: Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, for more than five thousand miles
Cover of: Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, for more than five thousand miles
Cover of: Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, for more than five thousand miles
Cover of: Three years travels through the interior parts of North-America
Cover of: Voyage dans les parties intérieures de l'Amérique Septentrionale

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