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The Meriwether Lewis mystery.

Wilma Pitchford Hays

The Meriwether Lewis mystery.

by Wilma Pitchford Hays

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.,
  • Explorers.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the man who commanded the 1804-1806 expedition to the Pacific to explore and map the newly-acquired northwestern territories.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [125]

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF592.7 .H34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5703502M
    ISBN 100664324932
    LC Control Number70141194
    OCLC/WorldCa143687

      Buy a cheap copy of The Meriwether Lewis Mystery book by Wilma Pitchford Hays. A biography of the man who commanded the expedition to the Pacific to explore and map the newly-acquired northwestern territories. Free shipping over $ The Mystery of Meriwether Lewis’ Death by Darin Detwiler Summary: We know much about the historical journey of Lewis and Clark and have probably even imagined the fears, uncertainties, and dangers that the Corps of Discovery overcame. Only a few years after the journey’s end, however, Meriwether Lewis went from finding himself asFile Size: 4MB.

      But, in early October , Meriwether Lewis was found shot in the head in a room of an inn on the old Natchez Trace near present-day Hohenwald, Tennessee. The verdict: Suicide. Thirty-nine years later, in , an effort was launched to locate Lewis’s grave and provide a proper memorial. This is not a book about the Lewis & Clark Expedition per se. It is a series of essays about the inner workings or nonworkings of Meriwether Lewis, who most likely committed suicide in his 30's. However, because the expedition is such a great part of his life, it would behoove the reader to read about the expedition in another work first /5.

      People interested in the details of archeological research will find all of Shuman's books absorbing. With this novel, Shuman also reaches into one of the fascinating, true mysteries of American historyhow did Meriwether Lewis die?to deliver a witty, fast-paced love -and-lust story using his serial hero, Alan Graham, as the narrator.5/5(1).   Meriwether Lewis certainly followed this practice on the expedition, and was the first Mason to travel in Montana. Lewis was traveling along the dangerous Natchez Trace in Tennessee when he died of gunshot wounds under mysterious circumstances in Whether he committed suicide or was murdered remains in question.


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The Meriwether Lewis mystery Hardcover – January 1, by Wilma Pitchford Hays (Author)5/5(1). The Meriwether Lewis Mystery book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A biography of the man who commanded the expe /5.

Well researched and written, this book will serve to increase the interest in the full story of the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis.

The authors present a cogent argument that Lewis was probably murdered, partly to cover up the profound discoveries he and Clark made in the early nineteenth century.”, Stephen S. Mehler, author of The Land of Osiris and From Light /5().

Well researched and written, this book will serve to increase the interest in The Meriwether Lewis mystery. book full story of the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis. The authors present a cogent argument that Lewis was probably murdered, partly to cover up the profound discoveries he and Clark made in the early nineteenth century.” (Stephen S.

Mehler, author of The Land of Osiris and From Light /5(). This centennial(the 2nd) of the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition, most of the myriad of books published about it said, without adequate research, that Meriwether Lewis killed himself. In this book, experts in every aspect of the death consider the pros & cons in trying to find the answer of how he really died.

Was it in fact - murder?/5(45). Meriwether Lewis has books on Goodreads with ratings. Meriwether Lewis’s most popular book is The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Meriwether Lewis was a man 'of undaunted courage' who stood up to him." Gale also asserts that Wilkinson poisoned Anthony Wayne, commanding general of the U.S.

Army, so second-in-command Wilkinson. Meriwether Lewis’ Mysterious Death Two hundred years later, debate continues over whether the famous explorer committed suicide or was murdered Controversy over Meriwether Lewis' death Author: Abigail Tucker.

This book did spark my interest in the travels of Lewis and Clark, of which I'm sure there are many fine books. However, it seemed too flimsy to support the "Suppressed History" in the title, and at best they can only claim to have highlighted the mystery I wanted to like this book/5. This book, in my opinion, is perhaps the new benchmark, and indisputable gold standard on the subject of Meriwether Lewis.

The authors painstakingly document their research on 5/5(1). Well researched and written, this book will serve to increase the interest in the full story of the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis. The authors present a cogent argument that Lewis was probably murdered, partly to cover up the profound discoveries he and Clark made in the early nineteenth century/5(5).

Meriwether Lewis: 'The Greatest Pathfinder' In a description about a book on Meriwether Lewis, he was hailed as “undoubtedly the greatest pathfinder this country has ever had.” U.S. Postal Service stamp from This pathfinder made his permanent mark on American history as the official leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Nearly two centuries later, mystery continues to surround Meriwether Lewiss death did the famous explorer commit suicide or was he murdered. Recently revealed truths and deconstructed myths are woven together in this fascinating account to form an unforgettable tale of political corruption, assassins, forged documents, and skeletal remains/5.

'Unexplained and Unexplored': Meriwether Lewis' mysterious death is finally solved using a centuries-old Masonic apron. October 11th,Meriwether Lewis died from gunshot wounds to his chest and head at Grinder’s Stand, an inn on the Natchez Trace, approximately 70 miles southwest of NashvilleAuthor: Priyam Chhetri.

Looking for books by Meriwether Lewis. See all books authored by Meriwether Lewis, including The Journals of Lewis and Clark, and The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Volume 2: Aug Augand more on The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis Ron Burns Buy this book comes up with a plausible solution to the mystery of what one character describes as ``the only two-shot suicide in.

When explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark blazed a trail through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean inthey were hailed as heroes. But three years later — at the age of 35 —. After triumphantly leading the Lewis and Clark expedition, Meriwether Lewis was either murdered or committed suicide.

Did syphilis play a role. On October 11th,Meriwether Lewis died of gunshot wounds at Grinder’s Stand, an inn on the Natchez Trace some seventy miles southwest of Nashville. He was thirty-five years old. Clay has written nine books, including the critically acclaimed The Character of Meriwether Lewis.

Clay lives in Bismarck, North Dakota, where he is a distinguished scholar of the humanities at Bismarck State College and the founder of the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University. Meriwether is a young man of genius, power, drive, and single-minded determination to make one of the greatest marches in the world history--to chart the two thousand uncharted miles from the Mississippi to the Missouri to the mysterious Stoney Mountains, then down Colombia to the : Tom Doherty Associates.

Meriwether Lewis () – Diplomat, explorer, scientist, governor, soldier, and the official leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis has been called “undoubtedly the greatest pathfinder this country has ever known.” Born near Charlottesville, Virginia to William and Lucy Meriwether Lewis, faced the world with opportunity and advantage.The Meriwether Lewis mystery.

[Wilma Pitchford Hays] -- A biography of the man who commanded the expedition to the Pacific to explore and map the newly-acquired northwestern territories.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.Meriwether Lewis departed St. Louis on September 4,with his servant John Pernier. A few days into the trip, he fell ill with a recurrence of malaria, a disease which can reappear unexpectedly and manifest itself in a variety of symptoms - high fever, delirium, paranoia, etc.

- that may mimic insanity.