31h of March Monday 1805 Cloudy Several gangus of Ducks and Gees pass up not much ice floating. All the party in high Spirits, but fiew nights pass without a Dance they are helth. except the—vn. [venereal]—which is common with the Indians and have been communicated to many of our party at this place— those favores bieng easy acquired. all Tranquille
Cloudy Day Seven Gangs of Gees and Ducks pass up the river— but a Small portion of ice floating down to day— but fiew Inds visit us to day all the party in high Spirits they pass but fiew nights without amuseing themselves danceing possessing perfect harmony and good understanding towards each other Generally healthy except venerials complains which is verry Commion amongst the natives and the men Catch it from them [NB: Qu:] 
Observed Equal Altitudes of the ☉, with Sextant and artificial Horzn. of Water.
|A. M.||8||42||46||P. M.||4||17||33|
Altd. by Sextant at the time of observt. 49° 45' 00"
Saturday 30th March 1805. clear and pleasant The [river] raised 10 Inches last night. the Ice runs thick in the R. to day. The Indian Goods all put out to air. The Big Barge corked & Got ready to descend the Missouri.