The Journals of Lewis & Clark: September 28, 1805

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
September 27, 1805
September 29, 1805

September 28, 1805

Septr. 28th Friday Several men Sick all at work which is able, nothing killed to day. Drewyer Sick maney Indians visit us worm day

Thursday 28th Septr. 1805

Our men nearly all Complaining of ther bowels, a heaviness at the Stomach & Lax, Some of those taken first getting better, a number of Indians about us gazeing &c. &c. This day proved verry worm and Sultery, nothing killed men complaining of their diat of fish & roots. all that is able working at the Canoes, Several Indians leave us to day, the raft continue on down the river, one old man informed us that he had been to the White peoples fort at the falls & got white beeds &c his Story was not beleved as he Could explain nothing.