Satturday May the 19th 1804 a Violent Wind last night from the W. S W, Suckceeded by rain with [which] lasted Som hours, a Cloudy Morning, many persons Came to the boat to day I took equal altitudes. mar time 76° 33' 7"
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I heard of my Brothers illness to day which has given me much Concurn,  I settle with the men and take receipts for Pay up to the 1st of Decr. next, I am invited to a ball in the Village, let Several of the men go,—  R Fields Kill a Deer George Drewyear returned with a hundred Dollars, he lost
We the Subcribes do acknowledge to have received of Capt. 〈following〉 Several Sums mentioned against our respective names, in Liew of Cloathing and rations not Drawn, and Due us for the respective periods herein expressed—for which we have Signed triplicate receipts this 19th of May 1804 St Charles—
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A Violent Wind last night from the W. S. W. accompanied with rain which lasted about three hours Cleared away this morn'g at 8 oClock, I took receipt for the pay of the men up to the 1 St. of Decr. next, R. Fields Kill a Deer to day, I recve an invitation to a Ball, it is not in my power to go. George Drewyer return from St Louis and brought 99 Dollars, he lost a letter from Cap Lewis to me, Seven Ladies visit me to day
Took equal altituds of ☉ L. L & made it 76° 33' 7"
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Error of Sexton as usial—
Saturday may 19th 1804 a Rainey day Capt Lewis Joined us—
Saturday May 19th This Morning proved Rainey & wet, Captain Lewis, and some officers from Saint Louis, arrived here in the afternoon; all hands were employed in getting every thing ready to start the remainder of the day.—