On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The day is cold and rainy as the new recruits start their hut at Wood River. At the end of the day, all the men are tired from carrying logs. One of the Indians forced to surrender lands in the Treaty of Fort Greenville visits.
From the journals...
Friday 23rd December 1803
Several Deleaways pass, a chief whome I saw at Greenville Treaty, I gave him a bottle of whiskey
Bód-a-sin, Chief of the Tribe
Painting by George Catlin circa 1832.