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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The expedition continues to wait at their winter camp expecting that they will soon travel up the Missouri River. The Weather Diary has the only extant journal entries or notes for this day.

From the journals...

day of
month
1804
Therm
at Sun
rise
weather wind Therm
at 4
Oclk
weather wind r.
& f.
River
feet
inches
16 6 a 0 f E 48 a 0 f SSW r   11

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Mandan war whistle

Mandan War Whistle

Painting by Karl Bodmer circa 1832.