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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

John Hay and John Hays end their visit at the winter camp on the Wood River across the Mississippi from St. Louis. Clark is still sick.

From the journals...

Mr's. Hays & Hay Set out for Kohokia, Cap Lewis & my Self accompanyed them one mile, & then went to Mr. [blank] & Kanes and returned to Dinner, verry Sick

William Clark

Meriwether Lewis

Historical painting of Meriwether Lewis

Painting circa 1807 by Charles Willson Peale, alterations made my Connormah.