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24th of November Satturday 1804

       a warm Day    Several men with bad Coalds    we continue to Cover our Huts with hewed punchens,  [1] finishd. a Cord to draw our boat out on the bank, this is made 9 Strans of Elk Skin,—    the wind from the S. E.—


       Saturday 24th Nov.    warm & pleasant.    the work continued on as usal.    the Guard reduced to a Sgt. & 3 men.    a nomber of the natives visits us everry day.


1. Puncheons are split logs with one side roughly flattened. (Return to text.)

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