Historic Diaries: Floyd 1804
July 5, 1804
When de Bourgmont visited here in 1724 he was greeted by more than 800 Kansas Indians.
Thursday July 5th 1804 [check this text]
Set out errley this morning. Swam ouer Stray Horse a Cross the River to join our other Horses. prossed on for two miles under the Bank of the old Kansas village [that] formaley Stood in 1724. the couse of the Indians moving from this place I cant Larn but natreley Concluded that war has reduced thair nation and Compelled them to Retir further in to the Plaines, with a view of Defending themselves and to opposing their enemey and to Defende them Selves on Horse Back. encampt on the South Side