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    Henry R. Schoolcraft. Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw, from Potosi, or Mine à Burton, in Missouri Territory, in a South-West Direction, toward the Rocky Mountains; Performed in the Years 1818 and 1819. London: Richard Phillips and Co., 1821. 8vo. 102 pp. 15" x 13.5" folding map. Amateurishly bound in notebook boards, backed with fabric tape. Bookplate pasted to inside of front cover. Title hand-written on front cover and spine. Internally sound; map and internal text in very good condition.

    "This constitutes a part of this author's A View of the Lead Mines . . . but was not included in that work as published." (Howes.) Includes a small description of the lead mining operation in Missouri Moses Austin ran before developing the plan for his settlement in Texas. The map shows a region of Texas as far west and south as San Antonio.

    References:
    Howes S185. Sabin 77858.


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