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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

After a stormy night, the day at winter camp on the Wood River is spent packing food stores for their departure up the Missouri River. Trader Lewis Crawford asks the Captains to write a speech that he will give to the Iowa Indians.

From the journals...

all day Packing Provision    Setled account with the Contractor for all the Issuses to the first of the month &. what Provisions he had furnished

William Clark

Keg of pork

Lewis' brand on a keg of pork