An ugly start to the expedition, as they pushed upriver against the current in a constant rain. They made about 9 miles this day. Once the weather cleared and they reached unfamiliar territory, Floyd began to write at more length.
Tusday may 15th 1804.
Rainey mornig. fair wind the Later part of the day. Sailed som and encamped on the N. side. some Land Cleared, the Soil verry Rich.