July 10th Tuesday Set out this morning with a view to Land near the fire Seen last night, & recornetre, but Soon discovered that our men were at the fire, they were a Sleep early last evening, and from the Course of the Wind which blew hard, their yells were not hea[r]d by party in the perogue, a mistake altogether—. proceeded on, passed [hole] Prarie on the upper Side of Woolf River, at 4 miles passed (1) a Small Creek L. S. Called [hole] R. Pape  this Creek is about 15 yds. Wide—and called after a Spanierd who killed himself at th[e] mouth. (2) Dined on an Island Called de Selamen  and delayed 3 hours, and proceeded on, opposit this Isld. on the L. S. is a (3) butifull Bottom Prarie whuch will Contain about 2000 acres of Land covered with wild rye & wild Potatoes,  gread numbers of Goslings on the Banks & in the Ponds near the river, Capt Lewis Killed two this evening, we came to & Camped for the night, at a point on the S. S. opposit a yellow Clay Clift.—  our men all getting well but much fatigued, the river is on a Stand nether rise nor fall, The bottom on the S. S. is verry extensive & thick. the Hills or high land is near the river on the L. S. and but thinly timbered, back of those hills is open plains.
|N. 80° W.||3 ¼||ms. to the Starboard Point passed a Sand Bar|
|N. 19 E||2||ms to a point on the L S. passed a Creek (1)|
|North||¾||Me. to Lower point of an Island (2)|
|S. 80° W.||¾||ms to a pt. on the Left side of the Island opsd. a prarie (3)|
|N. 50° W.||1 ¼||me to a pt on the P: L. S passed a bad Sand bar|
|N. 83° W.||2||me. to a pt. S. S.—|
Set out early this morning and Crossd the river with a view to See who the party was that Camped on the other Side, we Soon discovered them to be our men,— proceeded on passed a Prarie on the L. S. at 4 miles passed a Creek L. S Called (1) 〈 Pappie 〉 [NB: Pape's Creek ] after a man who Killed himself at its mouth, this Creek is 15 yds wide— (2) Dined on an Isld. Called 〈de Salamin〉 [NB: Solomon's Island ]  Delayed 3 hours on this Island to recruit the men opposit on the L. S. is a butifull bottom Plain of about 2000 acres (3) Covered with wild rye & Potatoes, [NB: ground apple; pomme de terre] intermix't with the grass, we camped on the S. S. opposit a yellow Clay Clift, Capt. Lewis Killed t[w]o young Gees or Goslings this evening— The men of the party getting better, but much fatigued— The river on a Stand— The bottom is verry extensive on the S. S. and thickly intersperced with Vines
The High Land approaches near the river on the L. S. and well timbered next to the river, back of those hills the Plains Commence.
|N. 80° W.||3 ¼||Ms. to pt. S. S. passd. a Sand bar|
|N 19° E.||2||ms. to pt. L. S. pasd. a Creek (1)|
|North||¾||me. to Low: pt. of an Isld. (2)|
|S. 80° W.||¾||me. to pt. on left of an Isd. opsd. Pra (3)|
|N 50 W.||1 ¼||ms. to pt. on L. S. passed Sd. bar|
|N 83 W.||2||ms. to a pt. on S. S. Isd (5)|
Tuesday July 10th 1804. we Set out this morning with a view to land near where we Saw the Seen last night & to reconortre but Soon Discovered that our men were at the fire, they were a Sleep eairly last night and did not know that we Sent for them by the pearogue, proceeded on passed a prarie on the upper side of woolf Creek or River at 4 miles passed a Small called River pake  this Creek is about 15 yd. wide, and called after a Spaniard who killed himself at the mouth, at noon we dined on an Island called De Selamen  and Delayed 3 hours. proceeded on opposite this Island on the South Side is a beuautiful Bottom prarie which will contain about 2000 acres of Land covered with wild rye and wild potatoes. Great numbers of Goslins on the Banks and on the Ponds near the River. Capt M. Lewis killed 2 this evening we came too & Camped for the night on the north Side opposite a Yellow Clay Clifts.— the Bottoms on the north Side is verry extensive & thick the hills or high Land is near the River on South Side & are but thinly timbered back of those hills is open prarie.
Tuesday July 10th Set out when we Could See, about us, when we Came to the place it was ouer men which had Left us two days ago, much feteged had Lay down and fell asleap passed a Small Creek on the South Side Called pape Creek it Comes through Bottom Land it is Called after a man who by drawning his Gun out of the Boat Shot him Self passed Som Strong water Campt on the north Side the Land is good
Tuesday 10th. We set out early this morning and had a fair day and fair wind. There is a handsome prairie on the south side opposite an island. We encamped on the north side.
Tusday 10 Got On Our way at woolf River at Sun Rise the water was Strong the Morning was Clear. On the E. S. of the River whare Stopd to take breakfast the willd. Rice  was pleanty Groeing on the bank of the River, Straberyes,  Rosies,  Red And white Roed 11 Miles Campd. at [blank] the hunters Came in brought 2 deer with them—
Tuesday July 10th This morning at Sunrise we got under way from Little Wolf River, we found the current still setting strong against us, & very hard rowing to stem it, we encamped for a while to refresh ourselves at 8 oClock A. M.; we found here wild Rice, strawberry's and Red & white Roses 〈and Strawberry's〉 growing along the bank of the River, at 10 oClock A. M. we proceeded on, and in the evening encamped on the bank of the River where our hunters came in to us, having 2 Deer with them which they had killed. We rowed this day 11 Miles.—