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The captains inventory the sick men. A large party of Chinook Indians led by Chief Tahcum visit Fort Clatsop. Ordway's party continues into a cutting wind blowing from the south to arrive at the Salt Works about noon.

From the journals...

Permited Collins to hunt this morning   he returned in the evening unsuccessfull as to the chase but brought with him some cranberries for the sick.
This forenoon we were visited by Tâh-cum a principal Chief of the Chinnooks and 25 men of his nation.

Meriwether Lewis

Cranberries, Vaccinium oxycoccos

numerous small red berries on a low bush

Photo created by Keith Weller of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

the large and small woolves of the plains are the inhabitants principally of the open country and the woodlands on their borders and resemble in their habits and appearance those of the plains of the Missouri precisely.

Meriwether Lewis

Gray wolf, Canis lupus

Gray Wolf: dog-like wolf looking directly at the camera

Photo created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

the large and small woolves of the plains are the inhabitants principally of the open country and the woodlands on their borders and resemble in their habits and appearance those of the plains of the Missouri precisely.

Meriwether Lewis

Coyote, Canis latrans

Coyote: tan dog-like animal moving through a light dusting of snow

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