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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Unable to find the Oto and invite them to a council, Drouillard and Cruzatte return to Camp White Catfish across the Missouri from present Bellevue, Nebraska. Lewis records more astronomical measurements.

From the journals...

at 2 oClock Drewyer & Peter returned from the Otteaus Village; and informs that no Indians were at their towns, They Saw Some fresh Signs of a Small party but Could not find them.

William Clark

Teepee frame

Teepee poles against a blue sky