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The man sent to the Kickapoo brings a letter to from Franç Saucier to the Captains at Camp River Dubois. The letter says that the Kickapoo who were previously threatening war with the Osages had gone home.

From the journals...

the man returned, with a Lette from Mr. [Souier?] the Comdr. of Passage Desous, informing me that the Kickapoos has gone home

William Clark

Kickapoo, Babe Shkit, Chief and Delegate from Oklahoma

Historic photo of an indian in trade clothes with a headdress of  two large bald eagle feathers

This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the ARC Identifier (National Archives Identifier) 523854.