The Journals of Lewis & Clark: January 27, 1805

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
January 26, 1805
January 28, 1805

January 27, 1805

27th of January Sunday 1804

a fine day, attempt to Cut our Boat and Canoos out of the Ice, a deficuelt Task I fear as we find waters between the Ice, I Bleed the man with the Plurisy to day & Swet him, Capt Lewis took of the Toes of one foot of the Boy who got frost bit Some time ago, Shabonoe our interpeter returned, & informed that the Assiniboins had returned to their Camps, & brough 3 horses of Mr. Laroches to Stay here for fear of their being Stolen by the Assiniboins who are great rogues- Cut off the boy toes