"About 12 o'clock, they came, and brought
some corn, beans and squashes, which they presented to us. The chief
said he was glad to see us, and wished our commanding officers would
speak a good word for them to the Mandans; for they wanted to be
at peace with them.
These are the best looking Indians I have ever seen... They are the most cleanly Indians I have ever seen on the voyage; as well as the most friendly and industrious."
October 11, 1804
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