On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The day is fair, so Clark has blankets and other cargo put out to dry before stowing them in the new Camp Dubois storeroom. Three Frenchman chase a wounded swan in a pirogue, and Drouillard sees three bear on the far side of the prairie.
From the journals...
December 26th Monday—
a Cloudy day one of my party Killed 7 Turkeys last night at roost— Continue working at the huts—
Corpl White house & York Comce sawing with the whip Saws—
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