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Entries For December 30:
Captain Clark (current)
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Our fortification is completed this evening, and at sunset we let the natives know that our custom will be in future to shut the gates at sunset, at which time all Indians must go out of the fort and not return into it until next morning after sunrise, at which time the gates will be opened.
Reprinted by permission of the American Studies Programs at the University of Virginia.
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