July 20th Friday 1804, a fog this morning and verry Cool George Drewyer Sick proceed on over a Sand bar, Bratten Swam the river to get his gun & Clothes left last night psd a large willow Isd. on the L. S. (1) passed the mouth of l'Eau que pleure the English of which is the water which Cry's  this Creek is about 20 yards wide falls into the river above a Clift of brown Clay  L. S. opposit a willow Island, at this Creek I went on Shore  took R Fields with me and went up this Creek Several miles & crossed thro: the plains to the river above with the view of finding Elk, we walked all day through those praries without Seeing any, I killed an emence large yellow Wolf—  The Countrey throu which we walked after leaveing the Creek was good land covered with Grass interspersed with Groves & Scattering timber near and about the heads of Branches
|N. 18° E||3||me to a Pt. L. S. psd. a Willow Island on S. S. a Creek
on L S.—(1)
|〈N. 48 W.||2 ½||m. to pt. Lard. oposite to a deep bend and prarie on the
Stard. oposite this pt. to the right of it is the upper point of
a small Is. with a large sand bar below it the Is. is sepe-
rated by a narrow chal. from L. S.〉 
|N. 48 E.||2 ½||m. to a pt. on Std. side of an Island. oposite the upper
pt. of a 2nd. Island which is devided from it by a narrow
Channel— a deep bend to Sd. side of this small Is-
|N. 5 W||3||m. to Lard point of an Isd.|
|Due N.||6||m, to the point of an Isld. on Lard. side of the same.|
|N. 18 W||3 ½||ms. to a Point on the L. S. high land psd. the hd. of
Isld. a large Sand bar on the L. S. on Which there was
two Swans Capt Lewis tried to kill 
|〈N. 22 W.||3||ms. to a pt L. S. opsd. a pt. of high Land psd. Pigeon C. S. S.|
|N. 28° W||ms. to a pt Starboard S passed. [blank] & over a Willow
pt. on the L. S. and a pt. of high land L S (1) [Several
one of them without Suckcess, Camped above the bar on the L. S.  a verry agreeable Breeze all night Serjt. Pryor & Jo: Fields brought in two Deer river Still falling. a large Spring ¾ me. below camp 
a cool morning passed a large willow Island (1) on the S. S. and the mouth of Creek about 25 yds. wide on the L. S. Called by the french l' Eue-que pleure [ NB: L'Eau qui pleure ],  or the the Water Which Cry's [ NB: Weeping water ] this Creek falls into the river above a Clift of brown Clay opposit the Willow Island, I went out above the mouth of this Creek and walked the greater part of the day thro: Plains interspesed with Small Groves of TImber on the branches and Some Scattering trees about the heads of the runs, I Killed a Verry large yellow wolf, The Soil of Those Praries appears rich but much Parched with the frequent fires—  after I returned to the Boat we proceeded around a large Sand bar makeing out from the L. S. opsd. a fountain of water comeing out of a hill L. S. and affording water Suffient to turn a mill
The Praries as far as I was out appeared to be well watered, with Small Streems of running water Serjt. Pryor & Jo: Fields brought in two Deer this evening— a verry Pleasant Breeze from the N. W. all night— river falling a little, It is wothey of observation to mention that our party has been much healthier on the 〈Trip〉 Voyage than parties of the Same Number is in any other Situation Tumers have been troublesom to them all
|N. 18° E||3||ms. to a pt. on L. S. psd. a wil: Isd. on S. S. a Creek on
L. S. (1)
|N. 48° E||2 ½||ms. to a pt. on S. S. of an Isld. opsd. the upr. pt. on 2d Isd.
which is divided from it by a narrow Chanl. a Deep bend
to S. S.
|N. 5° W||3||ms. to a Lbd. pt. of an Island|
|North||6||ms. to the pt. of an Isd. on L. S. of Sam[e]|
|N. 18° W||3 ½||ms. to a pt. on L. S. high Land psd. the head of an Isd.
above is a large Sand bar on L. S. (2)
From this evenings incampment a man may walk to the 〈Pane〉 [NB: Pawnee ] Village on the S 〈East〉 bank of the Platt River in two days, and to the Otteaus in one day  all those Indians are Situated on the South bank of the Plate River, as those Indians are now out in the praries following & Hunting the buffalow, I fear we will not See them.
Friday July 20th 1804. a heavy Deaw last night. Some foggy this morning. we Set out at Sun rise. Sergt. Pryor & Jo Fields went on Shore with the Horses. George Drewyer Sick, we passed a fine Spring runing out of a high clift of Rocks consisting of lime Stone and Iron oar. little above we passed weeping water Creek or the creek which Cryes. Capt. Clark & R. Fields went on Shore after Breakfast, passed praries on both Sides of the Missouris, passed handsome high praries all along the east Side. passed Several runs Capt. Clark found an excelent Spring on the South Side, near a Small pond in Site of the River we passed Several Islands & Sand bars and camped on the South Side nearly under a high hill prarie which appeared beautiful. Jo. Fields killed 2 Deer to Day & brought them in
Friday July 20th Set out at 6 oclock proseded on passed he mouth of a Creek on the South Side Called Crys Creek it is about 35 yards wide it Comes in above Clifts oppset a willow Isd. at this Clift thare is a fine Spring on the top of this Hill is oppen prarie passed a Creek on the N. Side Called Piggen Creek  the Land is Low 〈passed〉 that on the South is High prarie Land passed Several Bad Sand Bares. Campt 〈am〉 on the South Side under a Large Hill
Friday 20th. We embarked early; passed high yellow banks on the south side and a creek, called the Water-which-cries, or the Weeping stream, opposite a willow island, and encamped on a prairie on the south side.
Friday 20th Got on our way at an Early hour. Came up to the creek Calld. Crying water Breakfasted In the Mouth of the breanth there of is 20 Yds. at the mouth On the W. S. Under bald hill.  at one ocLock Came to a Large Open preaarie neare the River PLate it hie Land and Rich, and Some groves of TimBer. a freash Bres of wind Come fare and we SaLed we Came to Iland cross under an lest night the hunt kiLed 2 deare Camp nere the Read Blufe Rowd 17 miLe—
Friday July 20th 1804 This morning early we embarked 〈at an early hour〉 & came up to a Creek called the crying Water, the breadth of this creek at its mouth is 20 Yards wide lying on the So. Side of the River. At the So West side under a bald hill at One o'Clock came to a large open Priari, near the River Plate; the land lies high at this place, and is very rich; having some Groves of large timber, we continued rowing till towards Evening, and encamped on an Island. The hunters came to us having killed 2 Deer. This day we rowed 17 Miles—