Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1710-04-13
Death 1780-01-31
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Jonathan Carver (1710-1780) was an English soldier who traveled across Wisconsin into Minnesota and back across Lake Superior in 1766-1768 in order to examine the frontier recently won from the French.

From the description of Jonathan Carver diary of his travels [manuscripts], 1766-1767. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 678591181

From the guide to the Jonathan Carver diary of his travels, 1766-1767, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library)

Carver's and Rogers journals and related documents are published and a copy is in the Clarke Historical Library. Rogers commanded the British soldiers who took Fort Pontchartrain from the French in 1760, ending French rule in Detroit. Carver was a British Capt. and explorer in what became the northwestern United States. (For further information see the Dictionary of American Biography v. II p. 42 (Carver) and v. VIII p. 108-9 (Rogers).).

From the description of Correspondence, 1767. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 38919731

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Land grants--Mississippi River Valley
  • Ethnology
  • Fox Indians
  • Land grants
  • Dakota Indians--Land tenure
  • Indians of North America--Social life and customs--Sources
  • Menominee Indians
  • Explorers--Great Briatin--Diaries
  • Indians of North America--Great Lakes Region
  • Dakota Indians
  • Fur trade
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Ojibwa Indians--Social life and customs
  • Dakota language--Dictionaries
  • Dakota language--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
  • Winnebago Indians
  • Voyages and travels--Early works to 1800
  • Indians of North America--Social life and customs
  • Ethnology--North America
  • Voyages and travels
  • Sauk Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Explorers--Diaries
  • Carver Grant
  • Expeditions and Adventure

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Places:

  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Mississippi River Valley (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes (North America) (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Niagara Frontier (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Mississippi River (as recorded)
  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes (North America). (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes Region (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes (North America) (as recorded)
  • Great Lakes Region (North America) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Northwestern States (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Great Briatin (as recorded)
  • Michigan (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • Minnesota (as recorded)
  • North America (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Northwest Passage (as recorded)
  • Mississippi River Valley (as recorded)
  • Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island) (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)