American History

Western Explorations

A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the Army of the United States. By Patrick Gass, one of the persons employed in the expedition. Pittsburgh: Printed by Zadok Cramer for David M’Meehan, Publisher and Proprietor, 1807. —The first published journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and a good sample of Zadok Cramer’s printing work in Pittsburgh.
A better scan at

Sketches of a Tour to the Western Country, through the states of Ohio and Kentucky, a voyage down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and a trip through the Mississippi territory, and part of West Florida, commenced at Philadelphia in the winter of 1807, and concluded in 1809. By F. Cuming (Fortescue Cuming). Pittsburgh: Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum, Franklin Head Bookstore, 1810.