" Buckingham House Journal
By - Henry Hallett
1798,9."



May 24 1798
" Thursday Wind W S West Strong Breezes clear warm Weather. At 10 AM Mefs Tomison, Sutherland, Pruden & Sutherland Jun. Embarked for York Fort Accompanied by 13 large Canoes & 4 Boats loaded with Furs."

May 25
" Friday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday
sent one man to your honours Upper Settlements with 7 Horses for fear that they may be Stolen if they should remain here. People at home at various Jobs. &c."

May 26
" Saturday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. 4 Suthard Indians Arrived brought a few Furs. People Employed sowing of Garding seed."

May 27
" Sunday Wind S East Stiff Breezes, hot clear Weather. the Indian of yesterday went away. Engaged a Hunter for the Summer."

May 28
" Monday Wind Southly Strong Breezes fine clear Weather. People Employed Cutting Down Popler wood for making of Soap."

May 29
" Tuesday Wind Westly Stiff Breezes warm clear Weather. sent one man in search of Horses that we Suppose to be lost. Others as before."

May 30
" Wednesday Wind variable light Airs with Showers of rain at times. People Employed as before. 2 Indian men Arrived brought the meat of a Moose."

May 31
" Thursday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. People Employed Cutting a little Fire wood &c."

June 1 1798
" Friday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes cloudy Weather with Showers of rain all Day. Indians of Wednesday went away. People Employed Repairing Stockades &c."

June 2
" Saturday Wind Westly Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. People Employed cleaning up the Plantation & Cutting a little fire wood."

June 3
" Sunday Wind northly Stiff Breezes fine clear cool Weather."

June 4
" Monday Wind N East Stiff Breezes hot hazy? Weather. People Employed making of Soap. at 2 PM the man which I Dispatch to the Upper House on the 25 of last Month arrived with that he had convey'd the Horses up safe."

June 5
" Tuesday Wind Southly light Airs fine clear warm Weather. People Employed at various Jobs About the House."

June 6
" Wednesday Wind S West Gentle Breeze hot Sultry Weather. People still Employed making of Soap."

June 7
" Thursday Wind Variable Moderate Breezes Showers of heavy rain all Day. People Employed Getting a little Fire wood."

June 8
" Friday Wind Westly Stiff Breezes clear hot sultry Weather, People Employed at various Jobs."

June 9
" Saturday Wind & Weather the same as Yesterday. People Employed as before."

June 10
" Sunday Wind N East Stiff Breezes cloudy Weather Inclinable to rain. the Hunter & family Arrived brought the meat of a Buck Moose."

June 11
" Monday Wind S S West Stiff Breezes - hot hazy Weather. gave the Hunter & his Family a small supply they went away. People Cutting a little Fire wood."

June 12
" Tuesday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes very hot & Sultry Weather. People Employed repairing the Stockadoes - Moschettoes very Troublesome."

June 13
" Wednesday Wind Westly Strong Breezes hot Weather. People as before."

June 14
" Thursday Wind Variable light Airs Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. People Employed as before."

June 15
" Friday wind N West Stiff Breezes cloudy Weather Inclinable to rain. People Cutting Fire wood."

June 16
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday. People Employed at various Jobs About the House."

June 17
" Sunday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes hot sultry Weather with rain at times."

June 18
" Monday Wind & Weather as before. People Employed cutting a little Fire wood."

June 19
" Tuesday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes heavy rain all Day. the Hunter & his Family Arrived brought the meat of a Cow Buffalo likewise a little Dried Provision. Gave him a small Treat he went away. People Employed Cutting Fire wood for the Winter Season."

June 20
" Wednesday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. People Employed as before."

June 21
" Thursday Wind Northly Moderate Breezes Weather fore part clear, latter cloudy with Showers of rain, People Employed Cutting of fire wood."

June 22
" Friday Wind SSwest Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. sent one man to Tent with the Hunter, People at home Employed as before."

June 23
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday the man arrived from the Hunters Tent word? the meat of a Doe Moose & her 2 young."

June 24
" Sunday Wind N East light Airs hot clear Weather. the man of yesterday returned to the Hunters Tent."

June 25
" Monday Wind Southly light Airs clear Weather. the man Arrived from the Hunters Tent brought the meat of a Jumping Deer & a Buck Moose."

June 26
" Tuesday Wind S West Stiff Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. the man returned to the Hunters Tent. People at home Employed Drying meat of the Moose & Jumping Deer."

June 27
" Wednesday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes cloudy Weather with showers of rain all Day. the man arrived from the Hunters Tent with the meat of 2 Doe Moose. People Employed as before."

June 28
" Thursday wind Variable Moderate Breezes cloudy hot Weather with Thunder lightning heavy rain at times. the man of yesterday returned to the Hunters Tent."

June 29
" Friday Wind Southly light airs clear Weather. 2 Bungee men arrived for People to fetch Debt."

June 30
" Saturday Wind variable light Airs clear Weather. Indians of yesterday still on the Plantation, 3 men getting themselves ready to Accompany them back to there Tent to morrow. At home Employed cleaning up the Plantation."

July 1 1798
" Sunday Wind Eastly Stiff Breezes Dark cloudy Weather Inclinable to rain, sent 3 men in Company with the 2 Bungees & 7 Horses for the Credit before Mention'd."

July 2
" Monday Wind Southly Strong Breezes Weather cloudy with showers of rain at times. the man Arrived from the Hunter Tent brought the meat of a Buck Moose. People at home Employed Drying of Meat."

July 3
" Tuesday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes Weather cloudy with Showers of rain at times. the man returned to the Hunters Tent - People at home Cutting of Fire wood &c."

July 4
" Wednesday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. People at home Employed at various Jobs."

July 5
" Thursday Wind variable Strong Breezes hot clear Weather. People at home as before. 5 Bungees Arrived the Canadian House, I went in Quest of some Debt that was due but got none - they having brought little or nothing."

July 6
" Friday Wind S West light Airs cloudy Weather with rain all Day. People Employed at various Jobs About the House."

July 7
" Saturday Wind & Weather as yesterday.
People at home cutting Fire wood. the 3 men Arrived that I sent in company with the Bungees on Sunday last brought 400 MB in good Furs."

July 8
" Sunday Wind Southly moderate Breezes hot sultry Weather - Bungee Indians still on the Plantation & very Troublesome for Liquor."

July 9
" Monday Wind variable light Airs clear Weather. People at various jobs - the man Arrived from the Hunters Tent with the meat of a Doe Moose."

July 10
" Tuesday Wind Southly moderate Breezes Dark heavy Weather Inclinable to rain. 6 Canadian free men arrived brought a few Furs Where with to Pay their Debts. People Employed at various Jobs."

July 11
" Wednesday Wind Variable light Airs clear hot Weather. the Canadian free men still on the Plantation. People Employed cutting of Fire wood &c."

July 12
" Thursday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes Weather clear & cloudy alternate. People Employed repairing the roof of the House. Indians still on the Plantation."

July 13
" Friday Wind S East Stiff Breezes clear hot sultry Weather. People as before. Canadian free men & Indians left the Plantation."

July 14
" Saturday Wind S S West Moderate Breezes cloudy Weather with heavy showers of rain with Thunder & lightning. People still Emp'd repairing the roof of the House."

July 15
" Sunday Wind Southly light Airs fine warm Weather. Moschettoes very Troublesome."

July 16
" Monday Wind S East Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. a band of Towow Indians Arrived at the Canadian House."

July 17
" Tuesday Wind variable Moderate Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. the Indians of Yesterday still on the Plantation & very Troublesome for Liquor."

July 18
" Wednesday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes hot sultry Weather People still Employed repairing the roof of the House - the man Arrived from the hunters Tent with 3 Horses loaded with meat."

July 19
" Thursday Wind variable light Airs clear Weather. People Employed as before."

July 20
" Friday Wind W S West Strong Breezes cloudy Weather with Thunder Lightning & heavy rain the Thunder having had such an affect Upon our Neibours flag Staf as to rent it from the top to the bottom."

July 21
" Saturday Wind Southly Stiff Breeze Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. People Employed at various Jobs - the Hunter Arrived with word that he could find no Cattle. gave him a small Treat."

July 22
" Sunday Wind & Weather as yesterday. the Indians left the Plantation. sent the Hunter acrofs the river to hunt at night. He Arrived with word that he killed 2 Jumping Deer."

July 23
" Monday Wind N West Moderate Breezes - showers of heavy rain all Day. sent 2 men acrofs the river to fetch the meat of the 2 Deer that the Hunter killed yesterday."

July 24
" Tuesday Wind variable Stiff Breezes clear warm Weather. sent the Hunter a Hunting at night he Arrived with word that he had Killed 1 red Deer & 1 Jumping Deer. People At home Cutting of fire wood &c."

July 25
" Wednesday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes rain all Day. sent 2 men to fetch the meat of the Deer - at night they arrived with the flesh."

July 26
" Thursday Wind & Weather as yesterday People Employed Cutting of Hay for the Horses to subsist on in the Winter. sent the Hunter a Hunting. killed a Bull Buffalo."

July 27
" Friday Wind S West Moderate Breezes - hot Sultry Weather. People Employed Cutting of Hay. Hunter still on the Plantation."

July 28
" Saturday Wind S S West Stiff Breezes hot clear Weather. People as before Moschettoes very Troublesome."

July 29
" Sunday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes fine clear Weather. sent the Hunter a Hunting no succefs."

July 30
" Monday Wind variable Strong Breezes Showers of rain at times. the Hunter went a Hunting no Succefs - People still Employed cutting of Hay."

July 31
" Tuesday Wind Southly light airs, Dark heavy Weather - People as before. sent the Hunter a Hunting no Succefs. an Indian man Arrived for Tobacco. sent 2 men with him to fetch some Credit, at night they returned brought 30 made Beaver in good Furs & some Dried moose meat."

Aug. 1 1798
" Wednesday Wind southly Moderate Breezes clear hot Weather. sent the Hunter a Hunting no Succefs. People Employed Cutting of Hay &c."

Aug. 2
" Thursday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes Weather fore part clear, latter cloudy with rain Thunder Lightning & rain. People as before."

Aug. 3
" Friday Wind & Weather as yesterday fine warm Weather. People cutting of Hay."

Aug. 4
" Saturday Wind S West Stiff Breezes Showers of rain all Day. sent the Hunter a Hunting no succefs. People Employed as before."

Aug. 5
" Sunday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. the Hunter still on the Plantation. sent an English man in company with an Indian to your Honours Upper Settlement for Horse to enable us to bring meat to the House Against the Arrival of Mr Tomison & the rest of your honours Servants."

Aug. 6
" Monday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes Weather Inclinable to rain. People Cutting of Hay &c."

Aug. 7
" Tuesday Wind S East Stiff Breezes fine clear Weather. People Employed Cutting of Hay &c."

Aug. 8
" Wednesday Wind variable Moderate Breezes clear Weather. Hunter left the Plantation. People cutting of Hay."

Aug. 9
" Thursday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes Showers of heavy rain all Day. People Employed as before - 3 Blackfeet Indian young men arrived for Tobacco &c. gave them a little they went away."

Aug. 10
" Friday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes hot sultry Weather. People Employed Cutting of Hay. the Arrived which I Dispatched on Sunday brought 7 Horses Down - safe. the Indians of yesterday brought word that a band of them would be in 20 Days."

Aug. 11
" Saturday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes with heavy rain Thunder & Linghtning. People Employed Cutting of Hay. The Hunter Arrived with the meat of a moose."

Aug. 12
" Sunday Wind S West Gentle Breezes fine clear Weather. the hunter still at the House. a Suthard Indian young man Arrived brought Nothing we suppose him to be one of the Horse stealers."

Aug. 13
" Monday Wind S East Stiff Breezes fine clear Weather. sent the Hunter away & a man in company with him, People at home Cutting Hay &c."

Aug. 14
" Tuesday Wind Northly light Airs Dark heavy Weather. People as before."

Aug. 15
" Wednesday Wind Variable light Airs cloudy Weather Inclinable to rain. People Cutting of Hay. the man Arrived from the Hunter with the meat of 2 red Deer. Gave him a little Brandy to Drink."

Aug. 16
" Thursday Wind S East Moderate Breezes heavy showers of rain & hail all Day. People as before - sent the Hunter away."

Aug. 17
" Friday Wind Southly light Airs hot clear Weather. 3 Stone Indian men Arrived for Tobacco, Gave it they went away."

Aug. 18
" Saturday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. People Finish'd Cutting of Hay."

Aug. 19
" Sunday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes clear hot Weather. the man Arrived from the Hunting Tent with the meat of a Buck Moose."

Aug. 20
" Monday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes Showers of rain all Day. sent the to the Hunters tent again."

Aug. 21
" Tuesday Wind variable light Airs clear hot Weather. some Towow? Indians arriv'd at the Canadian House. People Employed at various Jobs about the House."

Aug. 22
" Wednesday Wind S East Stiff Breezes fine clear Weather. People Employed Cutting down Poppler wood for making of soap."

Aug. 23
" Thursday wind Variable light Airs fine clear warm Weather. People Employed as before."

Aug. 24
" Friday Wind S East Stiff Breezes cloudy Weather with rain Thunder & Lightning. People Employed making of soap."

Aug. 25
" Saturday Wind Westly Strong Breezes Dark cloudy Weather. Inclinable to rain."

Aug. 26
" Sunday Wind variable stiff Breezes Showers of rain all Day - an Indian man arrived brought a few moose skins & some Dried Provisions of sorts."

Aug. 27
" Monday Wind variable Moderate Breezes hot clear. People Employed Plastering the House. gave the Indian of yesterday some Supplies he went away."

Aug. 28
" Tuesday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. 6 Indian young fellows Arrived for Tobacco but having none they went to the Canadian House. People Employed at various Jobs About the House."

Aug. 29
" Wednesday Wind Northly fresh Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. a Tribe of Blackfeet Indians Arrived, brought Nothing but Berries. Traded a Moose? from them."

Aug. 30
" Thursday Wind S West Stiff Breezes Weather fore part clear latter cloudy Inclinable to rain. the Indians of yesterday went away. our man Arrived from the Hunting Tent brought the Dried meat of a Cow Buffalo."

Aug. 31
" Friday Wind Southly Gentle Breezes with fine clear Weather. 7 of our Horses stolen by the stone Indians. People Employed Mudding the House."

Sept. 1 1798
" Saturday Wind Eastly Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. myself with 2 men & an Indian went a hunting Acrofs the river. People at home Plastering the House."

Sept. 2
" Sunday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes hot clear Weather. 2 Indian young men Arrived from the Hunters Tent with word that they wanted Horses to fetch the meat of 4 Animals."

Sept. 3
" Monday Wind S East Gentle Breezes hot clear Weather. Myself & the men Arrived from Hunting brought the meat of 2 Cows - Indians of yesterday went away. People at home Employed Plastering the House."

Sept. 4
" Tuesday Wind Westly Stiff Breezes with fine clear Weather, At 2 PM Mr William Tomison Arrived from the rock Store House Accompanied by 2 large Canoes & 4 Boats all in good Condition. some Suthard Indians arrived brought a few Furs - &c."

Sept. 5
" Wednesday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. Employed unpacking of Trading Goods. a few Suthard Indians Arrived gave them a Treat."

Sept. 6
" Thursday Wind Southly Moderate Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. Employed as before. Indians Drunk on the Plantation. sent 3 Indians Acrofs the river a Hunting."

Sept. 7
" Friday Wind S East Moderate Breezes fine clear Weather. At 7 AM Mr Tomison Embarked for Edmonton House Accompanied by 4 Boats & 1 large Canoe."

Sept. 8
" Saturday Wind Variable Gentle Breezes cloudy Weather. Indians still on the Plantation. the Indians which I sent Acrofs the river Arrived killed 2 Bull Buffalo & 2 Jumping Deer."

Sept. 9
" Sunday Wind & Weather as yesterday
sent 3 more Indians a Hunting Acrofs the River."

Sept. 10
" Monday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes clear hot Weather. the Indians Arrived from Hunting but no Succefs. People Employed at various Jobs."

Sept. 11
" Tuesday Wind S West Gentle Breezes Showers of heavy rain all Day. sent the Hunter a Hunting. People Employed cutting fire wood &c."

Sept. 12
" Wednesday Wind S S West Moderate Breezes Showers of heavy rain all Day. People as before. the hunter Arrived from hunting killed 3 red Deer."

Sept. 13
" Thursday Wind variable Strong Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. sent 4 men with 6 Horses to fetch the meat of yesterday Killing. a band of Stone Indians Arrived brought a middling supply of Dried Provisions."

Sept. 14
" Friday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes clear Weather. the Indians of yesterday went away. People arrived with the meat of the 3 red Deer."

Sept. 15
" Saturday Wind S East Moderate Breezes hot clear Weather. People at various Jobs. At 7 AM the N West Company's Canoes Arrived. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood &c."

Sept. 16
" Sunday Wind Westly Stiff Moderate Breezes fine Weather."

Sept. 17
" Monday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood."

Sept. 18
" Tuesday Wind Southly Gentle Breezes Dark cloudy Weather Inclinable to rain. the N West Company's Canoes Embarked for their Uper Settlements. At the same time 2 of your Honours large Canoes arrived from Edmonton House for a Supply of Dried Provisions. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood."

Sept. 19
" Wednesday Wind variable Strong Breezes clear hot Weather. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood. 9 of your Honours servants Arrived from Edmonton House by land brought 30 Horses Down."

Sept. 20
" Thursday Wind Westly Moderate Breezes clear Weather. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood &c."

Sept. 21
" Friday Wind Southly Stiff Breezes fine clear Weather. white Frost this morning. People as before - Dispatch'd the men & Canoe that Arrived on Wednesday last. People Employed Cutting of wood."

Sept. 22
" Saturday Wind S East Moderate Breezes Weather clear & cloudy Alternate. some Suthard Indians Arrived with some Dried Provisions of sorts. 4 men Getting themselves ready to set off to Morrow to take care of the Horses - Engaged a Hunter for the Winter season, at the same time paid off the summer Hunter."

Sept. 23
" Sunday Wind variable Moderate Breezes with showers of rain & snow at times. Indians of yesterday left the Plantation. sent 2 Englishmen to Tent with the Hunter."

Sept. 24
" Monday Wind variable Moderate Breezes cold Dark raw Weather. People Employed at Various Jobs &c."

Sept. 25
" Tuesday Wind Northly Strong Breezes fine clear Weather. an Englishman Arrived from the Hunters Tent with word that the Hunter had killed 2 Bull Buffalo. People Employed Getting of Birch wood for making of sleds."

Sept. 26
" Wednesday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes clear cold Weather. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood. sent 2 men with Horses to fetch the meat before Mention'd. 3 Indians Blackfeet Arrived for Tobacco & Ammunition. Gave them they went away."

Sept. 27
" Thursday Wind N West Gentle Breezes Weather part clear part cloudy. People Arrived with the meat of 2 Bulls - a band of Blackfeet Indians Arrived brought a little Dried Provisions of sorts."

Sept. 28
" Friday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. Indians of yesterday went away. People as before."

Sept. 29
" Saturday Wind Variable Stiff Breezes Dark heavy Weather Inclinable to snow."

Sept. 30
" Sunday Wind Southly moderate Breezes with rain & Snow at times."

Oct. 1 1798
" Monday Wind Variable Strong Breezes thick dark heavey Weather. an Englishman Arrived from the Hunters Tent with word that the Hunter had killed 2 Buffalo. People Employed cutting of Fire wood."

Oct. 2
" Tuesday Wind Southly Moderate Breeze dark cloudy Weather Inclinable to rain. sent 2 men with 4 Horses to fetch the meat of yesterday - People at home Cutting of Fire wood."

Oct. 3
" Wednesday Wind N East Strong Breezes cold clear Weather. 12 Indian young men Arrived for Tobacco & Ammunition &c. gave them they went away, People Employed at various Jobs."

Oct. 4
" Thursday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes clear calm Weather. People Employed at various Jobs. one making of Kegs Others making of Sleds & cutting fire wood."

Oct. 5
" Friday Wind N East Moderate Breezes Showers of rain & Snow all Day. sent 4 men to look for Pitch, others Cutting of Fire wood."

Oct. 6
" Saturday Wind S East Strong Breezes Dark heavy Weather. sent one man up to Edmonton House for Horses, Others Cutting Fire wood."

Oct. 7
" Sunday Wind & Weather as before. at 10 AM a band of Blackfeet Indians Arrived brought a Middling supply of Provisions. Traded 1 Horse."

Oct. 8
" Monday Wind S East Strong Breezes fine mild clear Weather. Myself Trading, People At various Jobs. 2 looking for Horses which we suppose to be lost. Others Getting home Hay for the Horses."

Oct. 9
" Tuesday Wind variable Stiff Breezes Dark cold Weather, Indians of sunday went away. People Employed securing a Canoe for the Winter season."

Oct. 10
" Wednesday Wind Eastly strong Breezes Dark heavy Weather with showers of snow at times. People as before."

Oct. 11
" Thursday Wind Northly Moderate Breezes - clear cold Weather. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood, found our Horses which we supposed to be lost."

Oct. 12
" Friday Wind & Weather as yesterday. People Employed as before - a Stone Indian man arrived brought 30 MB in good Furs - Ice Driving in the river. I have every reason to suppose that the Packet People will be Obliged to leave their Canoes some Days short of the House."

Oct. 13
" Saturday Wind Eastly Stiff Breezes Showers of thick Snow at times. People Employed making their Sleds - &c."

Oct. 14
" Sunday Wind & Weather as yesterday - a few Suthard Indians Arrived brought a little of Dried Provisions of sorts."

Oct. 15
" Monday Wind Northly Strong Breezes cold clear Weather. People Employed at various Jobs, an Englishman Arrived from the Hunting Tent with word to fetch meat. At 7 PM the man Arrived which I Dispatched on the 6 Int. brought upwards of 30 Horses Down with him."

Oct. 16
" Tuesday Wind variable Stiff Breezes Dark heavy Weather Inclinable to snow. Indians of sunday went away."

Oct. 17
" Wednesday Wind S East Moderate Breezes Weather over't Inclinable to snow. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood."

Oct. 18
" Thursday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes clear cold Weather. a Stone Indian young man Arrived for Tobacco. gave him he went away. People Employed Cutting fire wood &c."

Oct. 19
" Friday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. People Employed as before. an Indian man Arrived with Word to fetch the meat of 3 moose."

Oct. 20
" Saturday Wind variable Strong Breezes thick Drift. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood &c. sent 2 men with 4 horse to fetch the meat before mention'd."

Oct. 21
" Sunday Wind S East Moderate Breezes Dark heavy Weather Inclinable to snow. the People Arrived with the meat of 4 Moose."

Oct. 22
" Monday Wind S West Gentle Breezes fine mild Weather. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood."

Oct. 23
" Tuesday Wind variable Strong Breezes Dark heavy Weather. People as before."

Oct. 24
" Wednesday Wind & Weather as yesterday
People Employed at various Jobs about the House - word from the hunters Tent to fetch meat."

Oct. 25
" Thursday Wind Northly Moderate Breezes cold clear Weather. People Arrived with their Horses loaded with meat from the Hunters Tent."

Oct. 26
" Friday Wind Variable Moderate Breezes Weather as yesterday. the river very full of Ice. People employed making their Sleds."

Oct. 27
" Saturday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes sharp clear Weather. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood - &c."

Oct. 28
" Sunday Wind N East Moderate Breezes Dark heavy Weather."

Oct. 29
" Monday Wind variable Strong Breezes thick Drift clear Weather. People Employed making their Sleds - &c."

Oct. 30
" Tuesday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday. People as before."

Oct. 31
" Wednesday Wind Eastly Stiff Breezes cold clear Weather. People Employed making of Sleds & snow Shoes."

Nov. 1 1798
" Thursday Wind Eastly Moderate Breezes cold Dark Weather. the river Ice set fast. People Employed Cutting Fire wood &c."

Nov. 2
" Friday Wind Variable Strong Breezes thick snow all Day. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood - sent 10 Horses to the Hunters Tent to fetch 10 Cows home."

Nov. 3
" Saturday Wind S West Moderate Breezes cold clear Weather. People at various Jobs. 3 Indian young men Arrived for Tobacco & Ammunition."

Nov. 4
" Sunday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes light snow all Day. a band of Blackfeet Indian brought a little Dried Provisions & a few Wolves."

Nov. 5
" Monday Wind S East Moderate Breezes Dark heavy Weather Inclinable to Snow. People Employed Cutting fire wood &c. Indians of yesterday went Away."

Nov. 6
" Tuesday wind & Weather as yesterday
People Employed making their sleds &c."

Nov. 7
" Wednesday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes thick Drift & Snow. People Employed Cutting Fire wood - &c."

Nov. 8
" Thursday Wind S S East Stiff Breezes Weather overcast with light showers of Snow all Day. People Cutting of Fire wood &c."

Nov. 9
" Friday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes clear cold Weather. People at various Jobs. a few Suthard Indians Arrived with a few Beaver Skins."

Nov. 10
" Saturday Wind S East Moderate Breezes thick dark Weather. a Tribe of Blackfeet Indians Arrived, brought a Middling stock of Provisions of sorts & a few Wolves."

Nov. 11
" Sunday Wind Westly Strong Breezes clear mild Weather, 3 of your Honours Servants Arrived from york Fort with the Packet all in good Condition. they where Necefsitated to leave their Canoes 200 Miles below this, the River being so choaked with Ice. Indians of yesterday went away."

Nov. 12
" Monday Wind & Weather as yesterday
People Cutting of fire wood."

Nov. 13
" Tuesday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes cold clear Weather. People as before."

Nov. 14
" Wednesday Wind Variable Strong Breezes Weather Overcast Inclinable to Snow. People Employed making of Sleds. sent 10 men with Horses to the Hunters Tent for meat. Dispatch'd the Packet to Edmonton House."

Nov. 15
" Thursday Wind Northly Stiff Breezes Showers of light Snow all Day. People Employed Cutting of Fire wood &c."

Nov. 16
" Friday Wind & Weather the same as yesterday - People as before."

Nov. 17
" Saturday Wind Eastly Moderate Breezes Dark heavey Weather. People Cutting of Fire wood."

Nov. 18
" Sunday Wind S West Moderate Breezes fine mild Weather. A band of Blackfeet Indians Arrived brought a good stock of Dried Provisions & a few Furs."

Nov. 19
" Monday Wind Eastly Moderate Breezes Weather fore part clear latter Inclinable to Snow - People Employed Cutting of Fire wood."

Nov. 20
" Tuesday Wind variable Stiff Breezes fine clear Weather. Indians of Friday went away. People Employed at various Jobs."

Nov. 21
" Wednesday Wind S East Moderate Breezes cloudy Dark Weather. People Employed Cutting of fire wood."


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