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The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind: we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account of the country and…
Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before, and to continue the…
We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and…
The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke’s party, and they returned in…
Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was clear and pleasant, but last night was very cold and…
The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further,…
We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning: the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds.
A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back, and offered as much corn as she could carry for…
A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a…
On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of the United States, was early directed towards exploring and improving…
The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a…
We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing…
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