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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Lewis and Clark stay in Shoshone villages 15 miles apart. The men hunt unsuccessfully, but have some success fishing. Lewis continues to buy horses from the Shoshone.

From the journals...

Capt. Lewis bought 5 or 6 more horses to day. we have now in all 25, but the most of them have Sore backs.

John Ordway

Appaloosa horse

White Appaloosa horse with black spots

I purchased Some fish roe of those pore but kind people with whome I am Encamped for which I gave three Small fish hooks, the use of which they readily proseved

William Clark

Fish hooks

Three fish hooks