On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
In St. Louis, Lewis writes a letter to President Jefferson. Clark writes a letter to the Indiana Territory governor. He also copies a letter, written by Lewis, which becomes the Expedition's first published report.
From the journals...
Wednesday 24th of September 1806
I sleped but little last night however we rose early and Commencd wrighting our letters Capt. Lewis wrote one to the presidend and I wrote Govr. Harrison & my friends in Kentucky
Chouteau mansion, St. Louis
From Historic Towns of the Western States, p. 336, Lyman P. Powell. ed.