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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Lewis, John Hay, and John Hays travel from Cahokia to Camp River Dubois. Hay is a Cahokia merchant and postmaster and Hays is that town's sheriff. Both are former fur trade workers.

From the journals...

about Sun Set Capt: Lewis arrived accompanied by Mr. J. Hay & Mr. Jo Hays of Kohokia—

William Clark

North West Company

North West Company coat of arms

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