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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The men continue to prepare for their journey up the Missouri River. Several men were confined due to drunkenness. Clark makes a packing list.

From the journals...

Packed away
1 Keg of Hogs Lard
1 bag of Coffee 50 w
2 do Sugar—
1 do Beens—
7 bags of Biscuit
4 Barrels of Biscuit
1 Bag Candle wick
2 Boxes of candles
" one part Soap
44 Kegs of Pork packed w. 3115
6 Half barrels of pork do w 590

William Clark

Biscuit and three candles

Biscuit and candles