Historic Diaries: Floyd 1804
June 28, 1804
A second day encamped at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers. Some of the hunters saw the first buffalo, which they learned the Kansas Indians were hunting on the prairies nearby. For a depiction of Plains Indian buffalo hunting, see George's Catlin's series of paintings in American Journeys document AJ-118.
Thursday June 28the
Lay By all that Day. the Kansas River is 200 30-1/4 Yards wide at the mouth, the Land is Good on Booth Sides of thes Rivers and well timberd, well waterd