Sunday, January 8, 2017

First Lines: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark - Journals

May the 14th-Monday Set out from Camp River a Dubois at 4 oClock P.M. and proceded up the Missouris under Sail to the First Island in the Missouri and Camped on the upper point opposit a Crekk on the South Side below a ledge of limestone rock called Called Colewater, made 41/2 miles, the Party Consisted of 2, Self one frenchman and 22 Men in the Boat of 20 ores, 1Serjt. & 7 french in a large Perogue, a Corp and 6 Soldiers in a large Perogue. a Cloudy rainey day. wind from the N E. men in high Spirits.

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