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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Clark continues to be sick while wintering near the confluence of the Wood, Missouri, and Mississippi rivers. He sends a letter to Lewis in Cahokia and the hunters have another successful day.

From the journals...

a Cloudy morning    Some Snow, this morning I am verry unwell, to day at 1 oClock 28 abov 0, (I send off Howrd express to day to Cap Lewis at Koho: with a Letter

William Clark

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