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" The river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri as a point of as much importance as the equinoctial line amongst mariners. All those who had not passed it before were required to be shaved, unless they could compromise the matter by a treat.... "
Journal of a Fur-trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri: 1812-1813 - Page 37
by John C. Luttig - 1920 - 192 pages
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark: To ..., Volume 1

Elliott Coues - Columbia River - 1893 - 1364 pages
...Poste de la Compagnie du haul Missouri," established in 1792 near the mouth of the Platte. " The river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri...required to be shaved, unless they could compromise the matter by a treat. Much merriment was indulged on the occasion. From this we enter what is called the...
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Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints ..., Volume 6

Reuben Gold Thwaites - Mississippi River Valley - 1904
...mounds. On reaching camp I found that the wind had abated, and that the river was rising fast. The river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri...required to be shaved, unless they could compromise the matter by a treat. Much merriment was indulged on the occasion. From this we enter what is called the...
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Illustrated History of Nebraska, Volume 1

Julius Sterling Morton - Nebraska - 1911
...men to terminate the frolic with their friends which usually precedes their departure. . . The river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri...passed it before were required to be shaved unless they would compromise the matter by a treat."1 On the 28th of June, 1812, Robert Stuart started from Astoria...
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On the Trail of the Pioneers: Romance, Tragedy and Triumph of the Path of Empire

John Thomson Faris - Frontier and pioneer life - 1920 - 305 pages
...things to them as well as I could, and endeavored to quiet their minds. Saturday nth. . . . The river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri...point of as much importance as the equinoctial line among mariners. All those who have not passed it before were required to be shaved, unless they could...
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The Fur Trade of the American West: 1807 - 1840 ; a Geographical Synthesis

David J. Wishart - History - 1992 - 237 pages
...upper and lower Missouri, as the traveller Brackenridge pointed out: 'the river Platte is regarded by navigators of the Missouri as a point of as much importance as the equinoctial line amongst mariners . . . From this we enter what is called the Upper Missouri.' H. Brackenridge, Journal of a Voyage up...
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark: In ..., Volume 1

Elliott Coues - 1979
...mouth oi the Platte. " The river Platte is regarded by the navigators oi the Missouri as a point oi as much importance as the equinoctial line amongst mariners. All those who had not passed it heiore were required to he shaved, unless they could compromise the matter by a treat. Much merriment...
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Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

John Logan Allen - History - 1975 - 412 pages
...II, 378). 36. According to Bracken ridge (Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri, p. 6), "the river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri as a point of as mnch importance as the equinoctial line amongtt mariners .... From this we enter what is called the...
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Prologue to Lewis and Clark: The Mackay and Evans Expedition

W. Raymond Wood - History - 2003 - 234 pages
...Brackenridge, a member of Lisa's party, said that those who navigated the Missouri regarded the Platte as "the equinoctial line amongst mariners. All those...required to be shaved, unless they could compromise the matter by a treat. Much merriment was indulged on the occasion."18 The Platte marked the boundary between...
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Lewis and Clark

Elliot Coues - History - 2007 - 492 pages
...Poste de la Compagnie du haut Missouri," established in 1792 near the mouth of the Pfatte. " The river Platte is regarded by the navigators of the Missouri...required to be shaved, unless they could compromise the matter by a treat. Much merriment was indulged on the occasion. From this we enter what is called the...
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