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Thursday 25th of Septr. 1806

       had all of our Skins &c. Suned and Stored away in a Storeroom of Mr. Caddy Choteau.  [1] payed Some visits of form, to the gentlemen of St. Louis.    in the evening a dinner & Ball  [2]


1. The storeroom of Jean Pierre Chouteau; see September 3, 1806. (Return to text.)


2. The affair was held at William Christy's tavern. Eighteen toasts were drunk, starting with one to President Jefferson, "The friend of science, the polar star of discovery, the philosopher and the patriot," and ending with "Captains Lewis and Clark—Their perilous services endear them to every American heart." Ronda (SLW). (Return to text.)

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