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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The day is cloudy and wet with snow in the morning at Camp River Dubois. Clark finishes his cabin and writes two letters: likely to George Hancock, the father of his future wife Julia, and Colonel Richard Anderson, his brother-in-law.

From the journals...

Snow this morning    Cloudey & wet all day, finish my hut and write 2 Letters one to G. H. & one to Col Anderson rain at night

William Clark

Quill and ink stand

Red clay ink stand and 2 quills