A Cloudy Cold windey day, Some Snow in the latter part of the day, we deturmin to have two other Perogues made for us to transport our Provisions &c.
We have every reason to believe that our Menetarre interpeter, (whome we intended to take with his wife, as an interpeter through his wife to the Snake Indians of which nation She is) has been Corupted by the [blank] Companeys &c.  Some explenation has taken place which Clearly proves to us the fact, we give him to night to reflect and deturmin whether or not he intends to go with us under the regulations Stated.
Monday 11th March 1805. clear Moderate weather. The head chief of the Water Souix  Stayed in the Fort last night. one of the perogue party who came in last night returned with provisions this morning. had orders for two more perogues to be made.