December 30, 1804
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December 30, 1804

 

Cold the Termtr. at 20 d below 0    a number of Indians here to day the[y] are much Supprised at the Bellows    one Deer Killed

 

Sunday 30th Decr.    clear & cold this morning.    a great nomber of the Mandans came to Trade with us.    they Brought us corn & Beans Squasshes, also a Some of their kind of Bread which they make of pearched corn and beans mixed to gether & made in round balls.    they have a Sweet kind of corn which they Boil considerable of it when it is in the milk & drys it which they keep through the winter Season.