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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The year ends for Clark at winter quarters on the Wood River and for Lewis, to the southeast at Cahokia. Several men get drunk, and Clark issues orders stopping Matthew Ramey of St. Louis from selling liquor to the men.

From the journals...

I Issued certain [orders?] & prohibited a Certain Ramey from Selling Liquer to the Party, Willard Leakens Hall & Collins Drunk

William Clark

Keg, beer bottles, and a whiskey bottle

Small oak keg, two brown bottles, and one black bottle