The Journals of Lewis & Clark: February 26, 1805

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
February 25, 1805
February 27, 1805

February 26, 1805

26th of Feby 1805 Drew up the Boat & perogus, after Cutting them out of the ice with great Dificuelty-& trouble

26th February Tuesday 1805

a fine Day Commencd verry early in makeing preparations for drawing up the Boat on the bank, at Sunset by repeated exertions the whole day we accomplished this troublesom task, just as we were fixed for having the Boat the ice gave away near us for about 100 yds in length- a number of Indians here to day to See the Boat rise on the Bank