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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Expedition continues another day at St. Charles waiting for Captain Lewis to arrive from St. Louis. Clark shifts the keelboat's load to place more weight in the back. Two keelboats from Kentucky arrive.

From the journals...

recved of Mr. Lyon 136 lb. Tobacco on act. of Mr. Choteau Gave out tin Cups & 3 Knives to the French hands

William Clark

Trade knives

3 trade knives circa 1800

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