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1804
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: We saw several Prarie wolves today. J. Fields Sent out to hunt Came to the Boat and informed that he had killed a Buffalow* in the plain ahead. Cap. Lewis took 12 Men and had the buffalow brought to the boat.

Gass: The river here becomes more straight than we had found it for a great distance below ... We stopped at a prairie on the north side, the largest and handsomest, which I had seen. Captain Clarke [sic] called it Buffaloe prairie.

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