5th of October Friday 1804 Frost this morning, Set out early passed a Small Creek on the L. S. saw 3 Tetons on the S. S. they beged Some Tobacco, we proceed on passed a Creek on the S. S.  I Saw a white brant in a gangue on the Sand bar  Saw a large herd of Cabra or antelopes Swiming the River, we Killed four of them passed a Small Island on the L. S. a large Creek on the L. S. at the head of the Island White Brant Creek,  I walked on the Island which is covered with wild rye,  I Killed a Buck & a Small wolf this evening, Clear pleasant evening, Camped on a mud bar S. S.  refreshd the men with whiskey.
|N 63° E||1 ½||miles to high land on the L. S.|
|East||3||m. to a pt. of Timber on the L. S. passed a Creek L. S.|
|N. 80° E||1 ½||m to a tree in a bend to S. S.|
|N. 36° W.||2||m. to a pt. of high Land on the L. S. passed a Creek on
the S. S.
|N. 50° W.||3||m. to a pt. on the S. S.|
|N. 17° W.||3||to a tree on the S. S. passed an Island and Creek L. S.|
|N. 16° E||6||m. to a point on the L. S. opposit a willow Isd.|
Frost this morning, we Set out early and proceeded on (1) passed a Small Creek on the L. S. at 7 oclock heard Some yels proceeded on Saw 3 Indians of the Teton band, they called to us to Come on Shore, beged Some Tobacco, we answd. them as usial and proceeded on, passed (2) a Creek on the S. S. at 〈the〉 3 mes. abov the mouth we Saw one white 〈goose〉 Brant in a gang of about 30, the others all as dark as usial, a Discription of this kind of Gees or Brant Shall be given here after Saw a Gang of Goats Swiming across the river out of which we killed four they were not fatt. in the evening passed a Small (3) Island Situated Close to the L. Side, at the head of this Isd. a large Creek coms in on the L. S. Saw white 〈Gees〉 or Brants, we Call this Creek white 〈gees〉 Brant Creek— I walked on the Isd. found it Covered with wild rye, I Shot a Buck, Saw a large gang of Goat on the hills opposit, one Buck killed, also a Prarie wolf this evening, the high Land not So high as below, river about the Same width, the Sand bars as noumerous, the earth Black and many of the Bluffs have the appearance of being on fire,  we Came too and Camped on a mud bar makeing from the L. S. The evening is Calm and pleasant, refreshed the men with a glass of whiskey—
|N. 63° E.||1 ½||under Some high land on the S. S.|
|East||3||miles to a point of Timber on the L. S. passed a Creek
on the L. S. (1) high land on the S. S.
|N. 80 E||1 ½||mes. to a Tree in the bend to the S. S.|
|N. 36° W.||2||mes. to a pt. of high land on the L. S. passed a Creek on
the S. S. (2)
|N. 50° W||3||miles to a Point to the S. S.|
|N. 17° W.||3||mes. to a tree on the S. S. passd a Small Island Close on
the L. S. above the Sd. Island a Creek comes in on the
|N. 16° E.||6||mes. to a pt. on the L. Side opposit a willow Island Situ-
ated near the S. Shore
Friday 5th Oct. 1804. a white frost this morning. Clear & Cool. we Set off eairly. passed Some wood in a bottom S. S. See Several Indians on the Shore on N. S. at 11 oClock we Saw a flock of Goats Swimming the River towards the South Shore. one of our hunters ran up the Shore & killed 4 of them we took them on board the Boat & pearogues. passed a Creek on N. S. called white Goat Creek.  passd black Bluffs on S. S. we halted took dinner at a Timbered bottom S. S. below an Island. dressed & took care of our Goat meat as we had no other fresh meat on hand. found it to be verry Sweet Good meat. proceeded on passing the Island we killed a Small prarie woolf Swimming the River. passed high Black Bluff on N. S. & a large Bottom covered with Timber. Capt. Clark & 2 of the hunters went out hunting— we passed the Bottom & Camped on N. S. Capt Clark & the rest of the hunters returned. had killed & brought in a Deer.— had killed or wounded 2 more but did not get them.
Friday 5th. This morning there was a white frost; the day clear and pleasant. About 11 we saw some goats swimming the river, when one of our hunters ran up the shore and killed four of them, and we took them into the boat and periogues as they floated down. We passed a creek on the north side, called Hidden creek, and high black bluffs on the south side.  Some of our hunters having gone on an island to hunt scared a prairie wolf into the river, which we killed. We passed a creek on the south side called White Goat creek, and encamped on the north side.
Friday 5th Oct. 1804.  Set off eairly Some whight frost last night. the day clear and pleasant. about 11 oClock we Saw Some Goats Swimming the river. one of our hunters Shot 4 of them. passed a creek on the N. S. called hidden Creek. we killed a prarie wolf Swimming in the river passed a creek on the S. S. called whight Goat creek.  Camped on the S. Side.
Friday October 5th This morning we had a White frost, we set out early, the day being clear & pleasant; we proceeded on about 11 o'Clock A. M. we saw some Goats swimming the River, one of our Hunters pursued them in a Pettyauger & killed four of them, which was brought on board— We continued on, and passed a Creek, lying on the North side of the River called hidden creek Shortly after we saw a Priari Wolf swimming across the River, which One of the Men Shot & we got on board—
We proceeded on, and passed a Creek, lying on the South side of the River, called white Goat Creek, and encamped in the Evening on the South side of the River—