The Journals of Lewis & Clark: December 21, 1804

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
December 20, 1804
December 22, 1804

December 21, 1804

21st December Friday 1804

a fine Day worm and wind from the N W by W, the Indian whome I stoped from Commiting murder on his wife, thro jellousy of one of our interpeters, Came & brought his two wives and Showed great anxiety to make up with the man with whome his joulassey Sprung- a womin brought a Child with an abcess on the lower part of the back, and offered as much corn as She Could carry for Some medison, Capt Lewis administered &c.