On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
From Cahokia, Lewis writes a letter to President Jefferson explaining the difficulty obtaining information about the Louisiana Territory. He mentions a plan to move the Indians to the west side of the Mississippi and the whites to its east.
From the journals...
a Cloudy day no Ice in the river, nothing remarkable to day— Drewyer Kill a Deer & the Indn Kill another
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