12th a fine day Some Snow last night our Interpeter Shabonah, detumins on not proceeding with us as an interpeter under the terms mentioned yesterday he will not agree to work let our Situation be what it may not Stand a guard, and if miffed with any man he wishes to return when he pleases, also have the disposial of as much provisions as he Chuses to Carrye.
in admissable and we Suffer him to be off the engagement which was only virbal  wind N W
Tuesday 12th March 1805. a little Snow last night. a clear cold morning the River raiseing fast. two men of the party went up to the Grossvantares Village in order to Git Some tobacco from the tradors.