TITLE

Confidential message to Congress

AUTHOR(S)
Jefferson, Thomas
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Confidential Message to Congress;8/1/2017, p421
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the confidential message which the United States president sent to Congress about his plans for an expedition he sent across the continent to the Pacific Ocean. Background of relations with the Indian tribes dwelling with the United States' borders; Importance of bringing civilization to the Indians; How an expedition would be set up and financed; Importance of extending the nation's borders, especially along the Mississippi River.
ACCESSION #
21212627

 

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