7th of October Sunday 1804 frost last night, passed a River 90 yds. wide the Ricaras Call Sur-war-kat-ne  all the water of this river runs in a chanel of 20 yards, the Current appears jentle, I walked up this River a mile, Saw the tracks of white bear, verry large, also a old Ricara village partly burnt, fortified about 60 Lodges built in the Same form of those passed yesterday, many Canoes & Baskets about the huts— about 10 oclock we Saw 2 Indians on the S. S. they asked 〈cours〉 for Something to eat & told us they were Tetons of the band we left below on ther way to the Ricaras we gave them meat & wind hard from the South, passed a large open Island covered with grass and wild rye, I walked on the Isd & 4 men they 〈our〉 Killed a Braroe & a Black tale Doe with a black breast, the largest Deer I ever saw, the great numbers of Grous on it, we call it Grous Island,  Camped opposit the Island near the S. Side. 
|N. 42° W.||2||m. to the mouth of Sur-war-kar-ne river L. S.|
|N. 30° E.||3 ½||miles to a Bend S. S.|
|N 30° W.||2||m. to a pt. of high land L. S.|
|N. 35° W.||7||m. on the L. S.|
|N. 10° W.||1||m. on the L. S. to a pt.—.|
|N. 80° W.||3||m. to the left Side of Grous Island|
|N.45° W.||1||m. to the head of Sd Isd.|
|West||2 ½||M to a point on the main S. S. [High open?] lands on both
a Cloudy morning, Some little rain frost last night, we Set out early proceeded on 2 〈½〉 miles to the mouth of a (1) river on the L. S. and brackfast this river whin full is 90 yards wide the water is at this time Confined within 20 yards, the Current appears jentle, this river throws out but little Sand at the mouth of this river we Saw the Tracks of White bear which was verry large, I walked up this river a mile— below the (2) mouth of this river, is the remains of a Rickorrie Village or Wintering Camp fortified in a circular form of a bout 60 Lodges, built in the Same form of those passed yesterday This Camp appears to have been inhabited last winter, many of their willow & Straw mats, Baskets & Buffalow Skin Canoes remain intire within the Camp, 〈we passed〉 the Ricares Call this river Sur-war-kar-na or Park [NB: Rr.]  from this river [NB: which heads in the 1st black mountains ] we proceeded on under a gentle Breeze from the S. W. at 10 oClock we Saw 2 Indians, on the S. S. they asked for Something to eate, & informed us they were part of the Beiffs De Medisons [NB: Beuffles de Medecines] Lodge on their way to the Rickerreis, passed (3) a willow Island in a bind to the S. S. (4) at 5 miles passd. a willow Island on the S. S.— wind hard from the South in the evening I walked on an (5) Island nearly the middle of the river Called 〈Shaved〉 Grous Island, [NB: (the wall of a village on this island)] one of the men killed a Shee Brarrow, another man killed a Black tail Deer, the largest Doe I ever Saw (Black under her breast[)] this Island is nearly 1¼ ms. Squar no timbr high and Covered with grass wild rye and Contains Great numbers of Grouse, we proceeded on a Short distance above the Island and Camped on the S. S. a fine evening.
|N. 42° W.||2||miles to the mouth of a River Caled
Sur war car notre
bend to the S. S. (1) a village at Mo: (2)
|N. 30° E||3 ½||me to a Clump of bushes in a bend to the S. S. passing for
¾ mile on the L. S.
|N. 30° W.||2||miles to a pt. of high land on the L Side, passed a willow
|N. 35° W.||7||on the L. Side passed a Sand bar on the S. S. (4).|
|N. 10° W.||1||mile on the L. S. to a pt.|
|N. 80 W.||3||miles to the left Side of an Island (5) in the mid river|
|N. 45° W.||1||mile to the head of the 〈timbered la〉 willows at the head
of the Sd. 〈Shaved〉 Grouse Isld.
|West||2 ½||to a point on the main S. S. a large Sand bar from the
upper point of the Island high land on both Sides op-
posit this Island.
Sunday 7th Oct. 1804. a clear & pleasant morning. We Set off at day light. proceeded on passed a creek  on N. S. called [blank] halted took breakfast at a River  named [blank] where their was an old Rickree village built in the Same Manner as that we passd yesterday on S. S. passd a timbered Bottom on S. S. abo. mo. of this River a Small Shower of rain the wind more from the S. Sailed on Saw 2 of the Souix Indians on N. S. Spoke to them they Sd. they wanted Something to eat & that their band was a going up to the Rickrees, we Gave them Some Venison & proceeded on to an Island about 4 oC. I went out with Capt. Clark & 2 men hunters on Sd. Island to hunt. we killed a Black tailed Deer which was verry large especially the Ears & a handsome Brarow which Capts. had the Bones & skin Saved in order to Send back to the States. we Camped on N. S. abo. the head of Sd. Isl. where I came on board
Sunday 7th. We set forward early and had a clear day: passed a willow bottom on the south side, and a creek on the north. At the beginning of some timber land we passed a small river on the south side, called Cer-wer-cer-na, about 90 yards wide. It is not so sandy as the Missouri, and the water is clear, with a deep channel. At the mouth of this river is a wintering camp of the Rickarees of 60 lodges. We saw two Sioux Indians on the north side, gave them some meat and proceeded on. We passed an island, on which Captain Clarke and one of the men went to hunt and killed a deer and a prarow. We encamped on the north side opposite the head of the island.
Sunday 7th Oct. 1804. we Set off eairly. a clear day. passed a creek on the N. S. Goodrich  and a Small River on the S. S. called Sir war about 90 yards wide. at the mouth of this River is a wintering camp of the Rickarees having about 60 lodges. we Saw 2 of the Souix indians on the N. S. Capt. Clark killed a Deer and a brarow. we Camped on the N. S. opposite the head of an Island.—
Sunday October 7th This morning we had clear weather. We set out Early and passed a Creek lying on the North side of the River, and a small River lying on the South side of the same, this River is called Sirawa, and is about 70 Yards wide at its Mouth.— At the Mouth of this River 〈is〉 We saw, a Wintering Camp of the Rick a Rees Indians, containing about 60 lodges; We saw two of the Souix Indians on the North side of the River. Captain Clark went on Shore on the South side of the River, & killed one deer and a brarerow which was brought on board. We encamped on the North side of the River, opposite the head of an Island.—