I could but…

I could but esteem this moment of my departure as among the most happy of my life.

– Meriwether Lewis


born in Albemarle County, Virginia, The United States August 18, 1774
died: October 11, 1809
gender: male

Meriwether Lewis was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark, whose mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase.



One thought on “I could but…

  1. ‘May 14, 1804: The Lewis and Clark expedition departed from St. Louis, Missouri, 209 years ago today.’
    – Goodreads

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