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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Charles Floyd returns from Cahokia with a letter for Captain Clark. Provisions are delivered to winter quarters on the Wood River opposite the Missouri River mouth. At Cahokia, Lewis writes a letter to President Jefferson.

From the journals...

The Waggons Came with provisions this evening    Floyd returned with a Letter from Cap Lewis one from S S and Sundery papers—    an ax & a Flat Saw to be returned

William Clark

Saw

Old back saw