Wednesday 18th April 1804. a fair morning. Newmon Killed a Black Lune [Loone?].  Vegetation appears to be Suppriseingly rapid for a fiew days past, R F [Reubin Field? Robert Frazer?] Killed a muskrat.  Several of the inhabitents Came to Camp to day. Majr runseys boat fall down one mile to river Com to Carry to the Salt works. I send Sergt. Floyd & G Shannon with two horses to Capt. Lewis at St. Louis, at 3 oClock Capt Lewis arrive. the wind from the S. E. rained the greater Part of this night.