November 24, 1804
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November 24, 1804

 

a warm Day    Several men with bad Coalds    we continue to Cover our Huts with hewed punchens, [1] finishd. a Cord to draw our boat out on the bank, this is made 9 Strans of Elk Skin,—    the wind from the S. E.—

 

Saturday 24th Nov.    warm & pleasant.    the work continued on as usal.    the Guard reduced to a Sgt. & 3 men.    a nomber of the natives visits us everry day.

1. Puncheons are split logs with one side roughly flattened. (back)