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1804
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: The party with the Indians came today. Reed confessed that he had stolen a "rifle shot-pouch Powder & Ball." His punishment was to run the
ganelet four times and receive 9 lashes from each man in the camp. The Chiefs of the Nations wanted us to give Reed peace, but after we explained to the Indian Chiefs what damage a man could do to our journey, they understood.
Iowa Nebraska Lewis & Clark Map: 08/18/04 Lewis & Clark Expedition Crime Native American Heritage University of Kentucky