I return on the 21st and on my return I passed on the points of the high hills S. S. where I saw an emence quantity of Pumice Stone, and evident marks of the hills being on fire I collected some Pumice Stone, burnt Stone & hard earth and put them into a furnace, the hard earth melted and glazed the other two a part of which i, e, the Hard Clay became a Pumice-Stone,  I also collected a Plant the root of which is a Cure for the Bite of a mad dog & Snake which I shall Send— Mr. Haney (I think it grows in the Blue R Barrens)  〈Mr. I.〉  the Indians make large Beeds of Different Colours—
a Cloudy Day Some snow, the men Carried the remaining the 2 remained Canoes to the River, all except 3 left to take care & complete the Canoes, returned to the fort with their baggage, on my return to day to the Fort I came on the points of the high hills, Saw an emence quantity of Pumice Stone on the Sides & foot of the hills and emence beds of Pumice Stone near the Tops of the [hills] with evident marks of the Hill haveing once been on fire, I collected Some the differnt i e Stone Pumice Stone & a hard earth and put them into a furnace the hard earth melted and glazed the others two and the hard Clay became a pumice Stone Glazed. I collected Some plants &c.
Thursday 21st March 1805. Cloudy. the wind from the S. E. about 2 oClock Capt. Clark and 4 men returned from the perogues. had carried them all to the River and left three men with them to cork and take care of them. a little Snow fell the after part of the day.—
Thursday March 21st This day we had still, pleasant Weather, nothing occur'd worth mentioning