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Entries For December 21:
Captain Clark (current)
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A fine day, warm, and wind from the N.W. by W. The Indian whom I stopped from committing murder on his wife, through jealousy of one of our interpreters, came and brought his two wives, and showed great anxiety to make up with the man with whom his jealousy sprang. A woman brought a child with an abscess on the lower part of the back, and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine. Captain Lewis administered, &c.
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