15 June Friday 1804, we Set out early proceeded on about 1 me. and the Boat turned on a Sawyer  which was near doeing her great damage, the river is riseing fast & the water exceedingly Swift,
|S. 35° W||2||ms. alg. S. S.|
|S 50° W.||1 ½||Me. to a pt. on L. S. passed a Prarie & Creek on the L. S|
|S. 51° W||2 ½||me. to a pt. on S. S. psd. a Small Willow Island|
|S. 8. w.||to pt. L. S. ¾ of a me. psd. the Lower pts. of 2 Isd.|
|S. 80° W.||2||Ms. to the upr. pt. of an Isd. on S. S. passed thro a verry
bad part of the river, the wost moveing Sands I ever Saw,
the Current So Strong that the Ours [oars] and Sales under
a Stiff bresse Cld. not Stem it, we wre oblged to use a toe
rope, under a bank Constantly falling
|S. 5° W.||2||Ms. to a pt. on S. S. psd. along a Isd. on the left, to the
lowr. pt. of one Still on the left
|S 12° W||1 ½||ms. to a pt. S. S. opsd. the Antient Village of the little Osage|
passd. a bad Sand bar on which we Stuck for a Short time this is Said to be the worst part of the river and Camped opsd. the bend in which the Antient Villages of the little Osarge & Missouries,  the lower or first of those villagies (L. Osages) is Situated in Butifull Plain at the foot of Some riseing land, in front of their Villges next the river is a butifull bottom Plain in which they raised their Corn &c. back of the Village the high Prarie extends back to the Osarge River, about 3 Ms. above & in view the Missouries Nation resided under the protection of the Osarges, after their nation was riducd by the Saukees below,  thos built their Village in the Same low Prarie and lived there many years, the war was So hot & both nations become So reduced that the Little Osage & a fiew of the Missoures moved & built a village 5 ms near the Grand Osage,  the rest of the Missoures went and took protection under the Otteaus [Otos] on Platt river
15th, June, Friday 1804 Set out early and had not proceeded far e'er we wheeled on a Sawyer which was near injuring us Verry much, passed a plain on the L. S. a Small Isd. in the midle the river riseing, water verry Swift Passed a Creek on the L. S. passed between two Islands, a verry bad place, Moveing Sands, we were nearly being Swallowed up by the roleing Sands over which the Current was So Strong that we Could not Stem it with our Sales under a Stiff breese in addition to our ores, we were Compelled to pass under a bank which was falling in, and use the Toe rope occasionally, Continued up pass two other Small Islands and Camped on the S. S. Nearly opposit the Antient Village of the Little Osarges and below the Antt. Village of the Missoures both Situations in view an within three Ms. of each other, the Osage were Settled at the foot a hill in a butifell Plain which extends back quite to the Osage River, in front of the Vilg: Next to the river is an ellegent bottom Plain which extends Several miles in length on the river in this low Prarie the Missouries lived after They were reduced by the Saukees [NB: Saukees ] at Their Town Some Dists. below. The little osage finding themselves much oppressed by the Saukees & other nations, left this place & built a village 5 ms. from the Grand Osarge Town about [blank] years ago. a few of the Missoures accompanied them, the remainder of that nation went on the Otteaus on the River Platt. The River at this place is about 〈3〉 1 [NB: one] ms. wide our hunters did not Come in this evening the river beginning to fall
|S. 35° W||2||Ms. along the S. S.|
|S. 50° W||1 ½||Ms. a pt. L. S. passed a pra: & Creek L. S.|
|S. 51° W||2 ½||Ms. a pt. S. S. psd. a willow Isd.|
|S. 8° W||¾||Ms. to a pt. L. S. passd. Low pt. 2 Isds.|
|S. 80° W||2||Ms. to upr. Pt. Isd. S. S. psd. bad plain|
|S. 5° W||2||Ms. to a pt. S. S. passed bad plain|
|S. 12° W||1 ½||Ms. to a pt. S. S. psd. a Isd. in Midl. opsd.
Old Village Lit: Osage.
On the Starboard shore two miles below the Island of the Old village of the little Osages.—
Observed Meridian Altd. of ☉'s L. L. with Octant by the back observation 36° 42' —"
Friday June 15th 1804. we Set out eairly a fair day. we passed high Land on South Side of the River we passed Indian Creek  little above we stopped at 12 O.C. to eat dinner & for Capt. Lewis to take the Meridan altitude &C— We camped on the N. Side of the R. their is Beautiful high Good praries on the South Side &C— pleasantest place I have ever Seen. their is five Islands & a nomber of Sand bars in the River about this place.— and the Current is exceedingly Reapid all this day.— the aforesaid prarie is called village La pero, formerly Ind. Town. 
Friday June 15th we Set out at 5 oclock 〈of te〉 after much Feteaged of yesterdays works pased a Creek on the South Side Calleded Indian Creek 〈no〉 it is about 15 yards wide Good Level Land 〈eneo〉 ouer hunters Killed 4 Bars and 3 Deer Strong water encampt on the N Side opset to antent old villag of Missures Indians but the 〈Indian village famley lived the ossage but the〉 Saukies beng two trobelsom for them was forst to move and take protections under the Gran ossags  as they war Redused Small handsom a prarie as ever eney man saw the river is 3 miles wide hear
Friday 15th. We renewed our voyage at five in the morning, and had very rapid water. There is a beautiful Prairie on the south side and the land high. Mulberries  are in great abundance almost all along the river. We encamped on the north side, opposite an old Indian village.
Friday 15 Got on Our way at the willow prarie the wind S. E fresh We Crouded Sail and Saild 16 miles Campd at the Indian Settlement namd. little Zoe prarie the hunters met us with four bears And three deer the party drank a Drachm of whisky and Roe on—
Friday June 15th This morning we left Willow point (or Willow Priari,[)] with a fair Wind from the South east, and in the evening encamped at an Old deserted Indian settlement (formerly belonging to the Caw Nation[)],  called the little Zoe Priari, where we were met by our hunters, who had kill'd four Bears and Three Deer, The Captains order'd a dram of whiskey, to be served to each man. We had during this day, crouded all Sail and the distance we run being 16 Miles.—