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My only knowledge of Ledyard was that he left Dartmouth College and traveled down the Connecticut River in a canoe of his own making. Read morePublished 19 months ago by John A. Lefcourte
I was not aware of john Ledyard until I took an adult education class about John Ledyard. As it happens several well known public places retain the Ledyard name in a town close to... Read morePublished on February 16, 2013 by Mary P. Seamans
Gifford is a master storyteller, and Ledyard is one of the great untold stories in American history--a sort of super-Zelig. Read morePublished on July 11, 2007 by Jay Heinrichs
The book's title is a bit of an overpromise when it comes to Ledyard's qualities as an explorer. He was a great dreamer, a traveller, and a very 'singular' character (as it is... Read morePublished on June 24, 2007 by Arjan Van Woensel
Hardly anyone's ever heard of John Ledyard. I wasn't sure I'd enjoy this book about an obscure American explorer. Read morePublished on May 10, 2007 by Armchair Interviews
When reading of early exploration, John Ledyard's legacy is usually summarized in a few sentences, or a paragraph at most. Read morePublished on April 5, 2007 by William J. Higgins,III
As a descendent of Benjamin Ledyard, one of two cousins of John Ledyard who were more like brothers, I have always been interested in articles and biographies on "the First... Read morePublished on March 8, 2007 by David J. Glass