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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

While in Kaskaskia in present Illinois, Lewis signs a receipt written by Captain Amos Stoddard for 75 pounds of powder and a keg for storing it. No journal entries are known to exist for this date.

From the journals...

Received of Capt. Amos Stoddard, fifty pounds of public powder for the use of my command, bound to the western waters.
Recd. twenty five pounds of power in addition to the above, as also one 100lb. powder cask.1

Meriwether Lewis

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