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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The day at Fort Mandan starts cold and windy with the afternoon becoming pleasant. Drouillard suffers from pleurisy and five men are out hunting.

From the journals...

Sawed off the boys toes Sent 5 men down the river to hunt with 2 horses, our interpeter Something better, George Drewyer taken with the Ploursey last evening    Bled & gave him Some Sage tea, this morning he is much better

William Clark

Trade Knife

Old trade knife

From the collection of Bud Clark.