On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
At the Wood River, the men finish the roofs of their huts. Drouillard brings in deer and turkeys, and Shields is sent to St. Louis to buy butter. Two French pirogues pass up the Mississippi and an American pirogue passes down.
From the journals...
Satturday 24th Decr.
men Continue to put up & Cover the necessary huts, finish Covering our huts this evening—
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