White Catfish Camp 24th of July Tuesday. a fair morning the wind rose with the Sun & blows hard from the S. thos Southerley Breezes are dry Cool & refreshing. the Northerley Breezes which is more frequent is much Cooler, and moist, I continue my Drawing. Cap Lewis also ingaged prepareing Som paper to Send back,  one of the men cought a white Catfish, the eyes Small, & Tale resembling that of a Dolfin. 
24th, of July 1804 Tuesday a fair day the wind blows hard from the South, the Breezes which are verry frequent on this part of the Missouri is cool and refreshing. Several hunters out to day; but as the game of all Kinds are Scarce only two Deer were brought in— I am much engaged drawing off a map, Capt. Lewis also much engaged in prepareing Papers to Send back by a pirogue— Which we intended to Send back from the river Plate— observations at this place makes the Lattitude 41° 3' 19" North 
☉'s Magnetic Azimuth by Circumftr. S 85° E.
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|Time by Chronometer A. M.||8 8 8|
|Altd. of ☉'s U. L. by Sextant||75° 5' 15"|
Tuesday 24th July 1804. Some rain wind blew from N. E. 4 men went to making ores for the Boat. we found a Great quantity of Ripe Grapes at this place.
tuesday July 24th we mad Larg. and Long fags Staff and Histed it up Histed ouer Collars in the morning for the Reseptions of Indians who we expected Hear when the Rain and wind Came So that we wase forst to take it down Sent 〈on〉 Some of ouer men out to Hunt Some ore timber for us to make Some ores as the timber of that Coind is verry Carse up the River Continued Showery all day
Tuesday July 24th 1804. Some rain this morning 4 men went to makeing ores for the Batteaux.—
Tuesday July 24th We remained here this day, and had some Rain in the morning; 4 of our Men were sent out to make Oars for the Boat. we employ'd ourselves in overhawling sundry Articles which we had in the Boat.—