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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

An engagé of the North West Company comes to Fort Mandan for a horse and silk ribbon. The Minataree fire at a group of Assiniboin when the latter attempt to take their horses.

From the journals...

a nomber of the Savages bring us dryed meat and corn. The day pleasant.

John Ordway

Parched corn and elk jerky

Dried strips of meat and dried corn resembling corn nuts