3rd of October Wednesday 1804 The N W. wind blew verry hard all night with Some rain, we Set out early, at 12 examoned our Stores & goods, Several bags Cut by the mice  and Corn Scattered, Some of our Cloth also cut by them also papers &c. &c. at 1 oclock an Indian Came to the Bank S. S, with a turkey on his back 4 other soon joined him Some rain, Saw Brant & white guls flying Southerly
|N. 50° E.||2 ½||m. to a wood L. S.|
|N. 54° E||2||m. to a tree in a bend S. S.|
|N.||2||m to a point of high lands on the L. S.|
|N. 22° W.||1 ½||m. on the L. [S] under a Bluff (Sand bars So Common,
impossible to Describe them)—
wind blew hard all night from the N W. Some rain and verry Cold. we Set out at 7 oClock & proceeded on
The N. W. wind blew verry hard all night with Some rain a Cold morning, we Set out at 7 oClock and proceeded on at 12 oClock landed on a Bare L. S. examined the Perogus & factle  of the [NB: boat] to see if the mice had done any damage, Several bags Cut by them Corn Scattered &. Some of our Clothes also Spoiled by them, and papers &c. &. at 1 oClock an Indian Came to the bank S. S. with a turkey on his back, four others Soon joined him, we attempted Several Chanels and Could not find water to assend, landed on a Sand bar & Concluded to Stay all night, & Send out and hunt a Chanell, Some rain this after noon— Saw Brant & white gulls flying Southerly in large flocks—
|N. 50° E.||2 ½||miles to a point of wood on the Larboard Side—|
|N. 54° E||2||miles to a tree in the bend to the Larboard Side—|
|North||2||miles to a point of high Land on the Larboard Side—|
|N. 22° W.||1 ½||miles on the L. Side under a Bluff|
Wednesday 3rd Oct. 1804. the wind raised at 1 oClock last night & blew hard from N. W. & continues to blow this morning. So that it detained us untill ½ past 7 oClock. Cloudy. Some Thunder last night. a little rain this morning. we Set out ½ past [seven] proceeded on 7 miles. the wind So hard a head that we halted about noon at a black Bluff S. S. delayed about 3 hours & proceeded on 3 miles found we had the rong channel. the water Shallow, we Camped  at high Bluffs on S. S. we Saw Several Indians opposite on the N. S.
Wednesday 3rd. The morning was cloudy, and some rain fell. The land is high on both sides of the river. About 12 o'clock the wind began to blow so hard down the stream, that we were unable to proceed, and we halted under some high bluffs, where drift wood was plenty. At 3 we continued our voyage; passed a long range of dark colored bluffs on the south side and bottom, with some timber, on the north. We encamped on the south side.
Wednesday 3rd Oct. 1804 a cloudy morning, and Some rain We Set off at ½ past 7 oClock, proceeded on at 12 oClock the wind blew So hard down the river that we Delayed untill 3 oC. then proceeded on passed a long range of dark Couloured bluffs on S. S. bottom & Some timber on the N. S. Camped on the South Side.—
Wednesday October 3d This morning it was cloudy, attended with some Rain, We sett of at half past 7 oClock and proceeded on, the Wind blowing hard down the River from the West; We came too at 9 oClock A. M, and lay by 'till 3 o'Clock P. M. We then proceeded on, and passed a long range of dark colour'd bluffs, lying on the South side and bottoms covered with heavy Timber lying on the North side of the River. In the Evening, we encamped on the South side of the River.