By August Specht II
Two hundred years in the past 38-year-old Lewis left St. Louis to satisfy with President Madison to settle a refund dispute over monies Lewis spent in reliable religion. He by no means made it. His alleged corpse was once mutilated and said to have deadly gunshots. No witnesses have ever come forth and the single proof provided was once inconsistent. used to be he murdered or did he dedicate suicide with photographs as a few declare?
The resolution is living in his courting with Thomas Jefferson who employed Lewis, backed him, and aggressively promoted him to the Governorship of the giant Louisiana territory; a place that put him as 3rd in succession to the Presidency. So why did Jefferson write an unfounded epilogue that contradicted all past activities and statements via labeling Lewis suicidal and risky? In so doing, Jefferson’s inexplicable paragraph burnt up any severe debate as to the reason for Lewis' dying for nearly 2 hundred years. not anyone can or may still try and decipher what occurred to Lewis with out first explaining why Jefferson might ceaselessly condemn a pal and his sturdy identify with that stained legacy.
What social gathering did George Washington signify and why did Thomas Jefferson burn up each attempt to ruin it?
Why has the nationwide Park carrier many times denied the Lewis family's exhumation requests for over fifteen years? Why might they hinder any efforts to benefit what really occurred to Lewis?
Was Lewis murdered as a part of a bigger conspiracy related to Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and others?
Why did Thomas Jefferson's different own secretaries additionally die without warning and upfront?
Why is there no point out of gold and silver within the Journals of Lewis & Clark whereas President Jefferson knew of a gold mine in the Louisiana Territory?
Why are there over a year's hole of magazine entries in Lewis' list of the exploration?
Why did the 1st editor of the Lewis & Clark journals think they'd been altered after the excursion?
Why did Jefferson suppose pressured to testify as to their authenticity?
What caused Lewis to without notice write a will on his option to meet President Madison, instead of earlier than he left?
During his final voyage, what prompted Lewis to without notice swap his pre-planned mode of commute from steamship to horse?
There was once no historical past of suicide in Lewis' kinfolk, so why did Jefferson write that there has been?
Jefferson's 3rd own secretary wrote a memoir on his time serving with Jefferson. Who took out 3 pages of William Armistead Burwell's memoirs and re-paginated them?
What have been the real factors of the deaths of 9 humans very with regards to Jefferson or with regards to his allies?
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Jefferson's Sword by August Specht II