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This is a portrait of Stephen Harriman Long, 1784-1864, who lead an expedition into the territory west of the Missouri River in 1819 and 1820. Under orders from John C. Calhoun, secretary of war, Long was to acquire thorough and accurate information on the soil, geography, water courses, animals, vegetation, and minerals in the new territory.

Creator: Leonard, J. H.
Date: Between 1855 and 1864

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Item Number: 209203
Call Number: B Long, Stephen H *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209203

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