On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Ordway leads a party of 5 to bring back the salt and equipment from the Salt Works at the ocean. They are turned back by high winds. Clark describes the Oregon bobcat.
From the journals...
Tuesday February 18th 1806
Whitehouse brought me a roab which he purchased of the Indians formed of three Skins of the Tiger Cat
[Weather Journal for February 18, 1806]
wind violent greater part of the day and all night
Bobcat, Lynx rufus
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