|July||saw some geese with their young, caught several they are not yet
feathered nor can they fly the old geese are in the same situation
at this season.
|4th||a great number of young geese and swan in a like oposit to the
mouth of the 4th of July Creek, in this lake are also abundances of
fish of various species. the pike [hap?] catt, sunfish &c &c perch
Carp, or buffaloe fish,— 
|12||the deer and bear begin to get scarce and the Elk begin to appear—|
|23rd||Cat fish is verry Common and easy taken in any part of this river.
Some are nearly white perticilary above the Platte River.