Thomas Jefferson's other voyage of discovery was stymied by the Spanish...and betrayed from the start

Kelly, C. Brian
June 2003
Military History;Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p82
Provides information on the Thomas Freeman and Peter Custis Expedition in 1805 under instructions from former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. Objective of the expedition; List of exotic wildlife encountered by the explorers; Reason behind the failure of the expedition.


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