John Ordway:

cold & chilly, the Ice Ran in the River thick. we finished dobbing & covering & compleating the remainder of our huts &.C-- Capt Lewis & command brought with them three chiefs from the upper villages of the Grovantaur. they appear to be verry friendly. Gave us a little corn & were Glad to come & see us. they Sd. that the Manden nation told them that we would do them harm, & that was the reason they had not been to see us before. we had a dance this evening. Rivet danced on his head &C