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Observations on Proposed Western Expedition, 1793 January 20, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania].

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Author: Michaux, André, 1746-1802
Abstract: Prefers undertaking voyage at his expense in order to act more freely; asks for 3600 pounds in advance; asks for letters of introduction for negotiations in Illinois and with Indian chiefs; all geographic observations and information will be communicated to the Philosophical Society; other discoveries in natural history will be for his immediate profit and for the general good; will not undertake voyage until after ordering his affairs in Carolina and the reception of letters from Charleston.
Issued Date: 1793-01-20
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15418
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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